The brother of a Cornish farmer has broken the world record for the number sheep sheared in a 8 hour period.Read the full story ›
The pregnant ewes were found in the back of a Transit van which failed to stop for officers on the A403.Read the full story ›
Police and farmers are asking people who live in the countryside to be vigilant after the theft of large numbers of livestock.Read the full story ›
People living in rural communities are being urged to be vigilant following a dramatic increase of livestock thefts in the last fortnight.Read the full story ›
A Gloucestershire farmer shot a dog after it attacked sheep and lambs in his field.Read the full story ›
Lambs at a Keynsham wildlife park have been kitted out with knitted jackets, thanks to an anonymous donor.
Staff at Avon Valley had been keeping the orphaned youngsters warm with plastic coats, which can increase survival by up to 50 percent - but are nowhere near as dapper.
Watch: Images of the orphaned lambs in their colourful woolly coats
Doug Douglas, the managing director of Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park, would love to find out who the mystery knitter is, so he can thank them.
Now, it's not long before the Shaun the Sheep sculpture trail invades Bristol but today their real life woolly cousins beat them to it.
When the historic Durdham Downs became a public open space in 1861, property owners nearby were given "commoners' rights" to graze livestock there.
And this afternoon, 15 June, that tradition was upheld.
A Forest of Dean Sheep Commoner has been prosecuted at Gloucester Magistrates Court for causing unnecessary suffering to sheep.Read the full story ›
Sheep farmers are at crisis point. They say recent bad weather, low supermarket prices and now the return of the deadly Schmallenberg virus are threatening to put them out of business.
Schmallenberg causes birth defects in lambs. And while it was only discovered a year ago, farmers say the impact has been huge - 91 cases have been confirmed across Dorset and Somerset so far this year.
One farmer says if his sheep contract the virus his livelihood will be destroyed.
Tanya Mercer reports: