Category: FUW News

TB testing derogation for youngstock welcomed

The decision by Welsh Government to exempt cattle under 180 days of age from routine or targeted surveillance bovine TB testing in unrestricted herds has been welcomed by the FUW as a pragmatic approach...

Tribute to Oriel Jones

ORIEL JONES passed away peacefully at home with his family on Wednesday May 6 2020. Having been born in Llangeitho in 1930, Oriel spent his early childhood in London, returning to his uncle Jac’s...

restrictions are fundamentally important

by Glyn Roberts, FUW President AS farmers, we are well used to rules relating to infectious disease control, and while we may disagree with some of these – especially when they are only applied...

Keep dogs on a lead reminder

Recent reports of dog attacks on livestock during the covid-19 pandemic have prompted the FUW to urge dog walkers to keep dogs on a lead when exercising in the countryside. FUW Animal Health and...

FUW Policy team update

by Gareth Parry, FUW Policy Communications Officer THE Covid-19 pandemic continues and so does the hard work of the FUW. Announcements from the devolved Governments – Welsh, Scottish and Northern Irish – on and...

Amser cyhoeddi enillydd y gystadleuaeth

Ffotograff buddugol/Winning photograph – Endaf Owen, oed/age 14. Morgan Lewis, oed/age 10. William Llewellyn Edwards, oed/age 12. Jessica Yardley, oed/age 14. ROEDD y gystadleuaeth ffotograffiaeth plant yn llwyddiant mawr gan ddenu llawer o gynigion....

Member updates – we’ve got your back

The FUW continues to work extremely hard on your behalf during these difficult times, raising the critical issues that our industry is facing and lobbying for continued support for our farmers. To let you...