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Livestock

NFU Scotland is fighting for a bright and profitable future for Scotland’s Livestock farmers. Thousands of farms and crofts in Scotland are responsible for the production and management of the national cattle herd and sheep flock.

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John Armour
Livestock Policy Manager
T:  0131 472 4005
M:  07920 018621
E:  john.armour@nfus.org.uk.

John is on Twitter at @NFUSJohn

Charlie Adam
Livestock Committee Chairman

To contact Charlie, please email john.armour@nfus.org.uk

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Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board
AHDB's role is to help improve the efficiency and competitiveness of various agriculture and horticulture sectors within the UK. Its statutory functions encompass meat and livestock (cattle, sheep and pigs) in England; horticulture, milk and potatoes in Great Britain; cereals and oilseeds in the UK.
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The NFU Scotland Livestock Committee are active at considering and lobbying on all issues relevant to Livestock farming in Scotland.

In this section, you can find the latest on NFU Scotland’s work on Livestock – including Business Guide Updates, News, and more.

Ensuring that Livestock producers receive support

Requesting that support scheme requirements are clear

Pushing for simplification of animal movement requirements

Working with industry to boost sales of Scottish Beef and Lamb

Promoting the needs of the livestock sector through the Brexit process

Reinforcing the high health status of Scottish livestock

Towards a New Strategy for SRUC

17-05-2017

NFU Scotland welcomes the opportunity to respond to this important strategy review We consider this timely and in many ways...

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Developing the FSS Regulatory Strategy

18-04-2017

NFU Scotland welcomes the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the Food Standards Scotland (FSS) regulatory strategy NFU Scotland represents...

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Changes to Calf Selection for Beef Efficiency Scheme

24-03-2017

The selection process for the Beef Efficiency Scheme (BES) has been updated for calves born in 2017.

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Second Calf Selection Made for Beef Efficiency Scheme

08-03-2017

The second selection has been made for calves to be tagged with tissue tags as part of the Beef Efficiency Scheme...

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10-03-2017

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