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Quality Meat Scotland produces regular videos for use on social media to help communicate key messages about the red meat industry to a range of audiences. Here is a selection of the latest videos that have been produced. Click on the video image to play it. Clicking on the bottom right icon within the video frame will display the video full screen

East Lothian Finisher Highlights Value of SPECC

East Lothian Farmer Highlights Value of SPECC

In this short video, East Lothian farmer Euan Smith describes his beef finishing enterprise and highlights the importance of quality assurance. He also speaks about the SPECC cattle checker, which allows farmers, auction markets and abattoirs to check animals are eligible for the Scotch brand.
 
Video launched 30 October 2015

Sharing a Pride in Quality Assurance

Sharing a Pride in Quality Assurance

This year is the 25th anniversary of the quality assurance schemes behind the Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork brands. This short film attempts to capture some of the pride shared by farmers, butchers and chefs in the brands and the quality assurance behind them.

Video launched 11 October 2015

Safety at Calving Video

Safety at calving Video

This short video featuring Basil Lowman from SAC Consulting aims to promote safety when working with cows at calving, including a range of steps which can help reduce risk of injury or loss of life. The advice in the video also applies to those working with animals in a bull beef system.

Video launched 17 September 2015

Value of Quality Assurance to Cattle Farmers

Value of Quality Assurance to Cattle Farmers

During the 25th anniversary year of Quality Assurance QMS is raising the profile of its importance. This short video features three cattle farmers - a suckled calf producer, a store producer and a finisher - giving their views on the value of Quality Assurance to the industry. 

Video launched 11 September 2015

Rewards of Ewe Condition Scoring

Rewards of Ewe Condition Scoring

This wee video, featuring Trevor Cook, highlights the rewards of careful management of ewe condition score. Trevor demonstrates a quick, effective way of assessing individual Body Condition Score which should ideally take place post weaning and at scanning.

Video launched 2 September 2015

Gregg Wallace's Lamb Dance

Gregg Wallace's Lamb Dance

Masterchef presenter Gregg Wallace visited butchers Yorkes of Dundee as part of a day learning about Scotch Lamb. His enthusiasm for all he learned inspired him to perform a nifty Scotch Lamb dance for the media and staff at Yorkes!

Video launched 28 August 2015

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