A new estimated breeding value (EBV) for days to slaughter has been developed for the sheep sector.
Three sheep were killed after an alleged incident of sheep-worrying at a farm in the Dunphail area of Forres.
A 32-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman have been charged following an alleged sheep worrying incident involving a dog at a farm in Moray.
Effie the lamb thinks she’s a dog – and she is inseparable from her two best canine friends.
A train was cancelled between the Highlands and the central belt this morning because of sheep on the line, Scotrail has said.
Lambs worth thousands of pounds have been stolen from a Moray farm.
Officers in Moray are appealing for information after 55 lambs were stolen.
Sheep farm leaders are highly critical of some of the farm-based climate change recommendations outlined by the Committee for Climate Change and the UN, claiming they are unbalanced and based on “inadequate science”.
Police are appealing for information after 30 sheep were stolen in Moray.
Plans to change the way sheep are aged prior to slaughter have officially been put on hold.
A Portsoy woman battling mental health issues has launched a fundraiser to help her buy a flock of sheep.
An Aberdeenshire farmer whose pedigree sheep were chased to their death by dogs has backed the call for increased legislation surrounding sheep worrying.
Shocking new evidence of the scale of Scotland's sheep worrying problem has led to calls for dog-owners to take further action to prevent their pets from killing or harming livestock.
Failure to monitor worm burdens could result in costly growth-rate losses in sheep, warns Zoetis.
Young people with an interest in the sheep industry are invited to enter this year’s National Sheep Association (NSA) Next Generation Shepherd of the Year competition.
White-tailed eagles are set to soar over the Isle of Wight for the first time in hundreds of years after reintroduction plans were given the go-ahead.
Two travel bursaries, worth £2,750 each, are available for young people working in the sheep industry.
Scotland’s livestock auctioneers have launched a campaign to win back business after losing around 20% of prime sheep trade to direct deals between abattoir buyers and farmers in the last year.
Farming and meat trade leaders have united in condemning ‘a hugely damaging U-turn’ by the UK Government.
Dog owners are being called upon to keep their pets under control after a spate of savage attacks on sheep.
Echt farmer Leslie Shepherd has been crowned champion neep grower in the north of Scotland.
A top price of 4,800gn was achieved at the dispersal sale of a well-established Scottish flock of pedigree Bluefaced Leicesters.
Scottish breeders enjoyed success at the Christmas Stars sale of in-lamb pedigree Texels at Carlisle.
A north farmer has spoken of his shock at discovering dozens of sheep have gone missing from his flock.
Police are appealing for information after a number of sheep were stolen from a croft in the Nethy Bridge area.
Pedigree female sheep met a buoyant trade at the opening day of the Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
Scottish beef enterprise profitability improved last year, according to Quality Meat Scotland.
Scottish breeders were out in force at the Dark Diamonds Suffolk sale in Carlisle.
A revolutionary new marking system has been rolled out in a bid to deter sheep rustling.
A joint top price of 10,000gn was paid for two Aberdeenshire-bred rams at the dispersal sale of the Stockton flock of pedigree Suffolk sheep.
A new centre record was set in Orkney when a Texel shearling ram went under the hammer.
All imports of sheep meat to the UK must be stopped in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit, claims the National Sheep Association (NSA).