One farmer's 3,000 chickens didn't rush out of their shed, after four months of being kept inside due to farm restrictions.Read the full story ›
Free range poultry in England will no be allowed outside from Thursday 13 April, following new evidence on the risk posed by wild birds.Read the full story ›
A stray lamb has been found by the Scottish SPCA and they are looking for the owner.
It was found wandering down Hardthorn Road in Dumfries on Friday, with purple paint its side, wearing a plastic coat.
The lamb was found with the number 13 written with purple paint on its side and had a wee plastic coat on.
Unfortunately the lamb doesn't have an identification tag or a microchip so we're appealing to anyone who recognises it to get in touch.
It’s likely the lamb hasn’t travelled far but it’s struggling to suck the bottle so we’re desperate to find the mother.
Farmers are being asked to join a scheme to help beat a cattle disease that costs millions of pounds every year.Read the full story ›
An additional 53 people, ranging from ages one to 86, are suspected to have been poisoned by raw milk from the farm's vending machine.Read the full story ›
Poultry farmers are being warned to keep birds indoors as a precaution against a deadly bird flu strain in mainland Europe.Read the full story ›
Farmers in South West Scotland are being warned to plan for a high risk year for liver fluke.
The condition, which is spread by the mud snail, can be fatal for sheep infected with high levels of the parasite which can also affect cows, horses and other grass eating animals.
The wet weather from June to September is largely responsible for the increased risk as Kim Inglis reports.
For the past week Dumfries and Galloway young farmers have been showing off their artistic skills in the form of bale art.
All six of the region's young farmers clubs have taken part in this year's competition, with the winner making it through to the west of Scotland final.
They hope the competition will raise the profile of young farmers clubs in the south of Scotland.
Lori Carnochan reports:
Letters offering loans to farmers affected by delays to their Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments were found to have mistakes.Read the full story ›
More than 150 farmers in the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway, and more than 700 across Scotland, are still facing delays.Read the full story ›