Farming

Farming

3D cameras to save pigs’ tails

April 14, 2018

A new high-tech solution to the problem of tail biting in pigs has been devised by Scottish scientists and could become an alternative to the controversial last-resort practice of tail docking.

Farming

Farmers fork out more for straw as prices soar

April 6, 2018

Increased demand for straw, coupled with a shortage of the product as a result of last year’s washout harvest, has resulted in the spot price of straw rising by around £50 a tonne, claims a new report.

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