Milk price schedule: how actions on the farm affect it

In simple terms, our role as dairy vets is to advise on health and welfare, so why should we be interested in milk pricing schedules? Our clients are commercial enterprises and, as such, our advice needs to consider both the cost implications, as well as the return on investment. But then we can base that … Read more

Animal Rebellion activists stop milk supply in parts of England | Extinction Rebellion

More than 100 supporters of Animal Rebellion stopped the supply of fresh milk across large areas of England in the early hours of Sunday, including Arla Aylesbury, which processes 10% of the UK supply. It came after the activist group, who campaigned for a sustainable plant-based food system, received no response to a letter to … Read more

Animal Rebellion activists vow to disrupt UK milk supplies Extinction Rebellion

Vegan activists have vowed to cause massive disruption to the UK’s milk supplies this month, as they demand the government supports a transition to a “plant-based food system” and rewild land currently used for animal pasture. Animal Rebellion, an offshoot of Extinction Rebellion that focuses on the environmental harms of animal agriculture, claims it has … Read more

Tackling quality issues increases milk by ‘4p per liter’

Dairy farms involved in a project to tackle issues that impact on milk quality increased milk price by 4p per liter after making recommended changes. Farming Connect, a project in Wales delivered by Menter a Busnes and Lantra Wales, and funded by the Welsh Government and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, has been … Read more