Cattle

They Paved Paradise - When Feed Cattle Replaces the Beautiful Amazon Forest

Hannah Gal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Gal

The Rainforest Foundation has always spoken out on behalf of local communities. 'We want to help communities such as the tribes in Cameroon and the Congo, secure the right to manage their own environment, allow them sustainable livelihood within the forest'.

Protesters Evicted From Camp Badger

PA | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

Campaigners at a protest camp set up against the badger cull are being evicted from the site. Camp Badger at Doniford Holt near Watchet in Somerset...

PHEW: Germany Drops 63-Letter Word Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

Germany has dropped a 63-letter word which refers to the “law for the delegation of monitoring beef labelling”. Rindfleischetikettierungsüber...

Farmers Fear For Livestock Cut Off By Snow

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK

Livestock farmers are becoming increasingly fearful for their livelihoods as the heavy snow and wintry weather threaten their animals. It's believe...

Scottish Crofter Still 'Swimming' His Cattle After 60 Years

PA | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

A crofter has successfully "swum" his cows across the sea to their island grazing ground for the winter. Iain Macdonald is thought to be the last p...

Badger Cull Facts And Figures

PA | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK

Here are some key facts and figures surrounding the debate over controversial plans for a badger cull to tackle bovine tuberculosis (TB). Figures come...

The Strange Phenomena of Animal Mutilations

Darren Perks | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK
Darren Perks

Reports of inexplicably mutilated animal carcasses have been around for years in the UK and around the world.

Passengers Stranded After Train Hits Herd Of Cattle At High Speed

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

A packed passenger train has crashed into an escaped herd of cows causing chaos on a train travelling through Oxfordshire The 2.45pm Crosscountry T...

The New Virus Threatening British Farms Spreads Further

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

A new animal disease which causes birth defects and miscarriages in livestock has now been found on 74 farms in England. The Schmallenberg virus fi...

Badger Cull: Doing Nothing is Not an Acceptable Option

Jim Paice | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Politics
Jim Paice

Nobody wants to cull badgers. But equally no country in the world where wildlife carries TB has been able to eradicate the disease in cattle without tackling it in wildlife too.

Watch Out, Caroline Spelman's About...

pa | Posted 12.02.2012 | UK Politics

Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman is to announce further plans to tackle bovine TB in badgers. In July the Government revealed controversial p...

Badger Cull Proposals Set To Become Political Spat

The Huffington Post UK | George Sandeman | Posted 19.10.2011 | UK Politics

The Labour Party's announcement that they want the government to review its decision to cull badgers suggests the animals' fate is about to become a p...

Will The Government Cull Them? Decision Expected Today

PA | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Badgers are to be culled in a bid to tackle bovine tuberculosis, the Government is expected to announce. Mass slaughter of the...