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Scotland’s pork industry remains robust despite Covid-19 challenges, according to pig farmer and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) Board Member, Philip Sleigh, from Old Meldrum in Aberdeenshire.

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is celebrating National Barbecue Week (25-31 May) by encouraging consumers to fire up their barbecues and cook up some Scotch-inspired dishes with their families.

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), the public body which works to promote, protect, develop and support the Scottish red meat industry, has appointed Gordon Newlands as its new Brands Development Manager.

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), the public body which works to promote, protect, develop and support the Scottish red meat industry, has appointed Gordon Newlands as its new Brands Development Manager.

The RamCompare project has released its fourth-year results which spanned the 2019 breeding season.

April slaughter statistics show that Scottish abattoirs, on average, processed 15% fewer cattle per week than during March, according to the latest market commentary by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).

The loss of Scotland’s agricultural shows this year is a huge blow to the farming sector and has left many of the smaller events concerned about the future, says Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) Chair, Kate Rowell.

Alisdair and Emma Davidson farm 850 hectares (ha), at Poldean near Moffat.

On average, two workers are killed and over 100 injured every year by cattle. Therefore, cattle handling, particularly in confined spaces, is amongst the highest risk livestock tasks.

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