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To contact the QMS Media & PR team, please email:
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In light of the continuing coronavirus restrictions, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) reminds members that they are required to comply with new COVID-19  business and health and safety measures set by Scottish Government and regulated by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

The Brexit agreement for tariff and quota-free trade between the UK and Europe was agreed on Christmas Eve. It removed important risks to the livestock market and with the reassurance it brings, farmgate prices - so far - remain strong. However, according to the latest market commentary from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), those trading with Europe must come to terms with the new non-tariff conditions of export, including aspects of detail, like Export Health Certificates and pre-notification of movements. 

With home schooling on the agenda for at least the next few weeks, the new digital tool from Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) Health & Education team, Farming Foodsteps, is offering a different way to engage in the sciences, home economics, maths and geography.

The third season of Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) podcast will commence on Tuesday 19 January and will focus on business resilience, when facing uncertainty, to ensure the continuation of a productive and profitable livestock industry.

 

 

Improved new-born lamb and calf survival rates not only result in increased income, but also improve welfare, reduce disease, and reduce environmental footprint, according to the results of major GB-wide research.Improved new-born lamb and calf survival rates not only result in increased income, but also improve welfare, reduce disease, and reduce environmental footprint, according to the results of major GB-wide research.

Improved new-born lamb and calf survival rates not only result in increased income, but also improve welfare, reduce disease, and reduce environmental footprint, according to the results of major GB-wide research.

IN our first vet column of 2021, we hear from Rhona Anderson from Forth Valley Vets in the Central Belt who highlights the importance of flock health planning and disease prevention

The news on Christmas eve that a trade deal had been struck between the United Kingdom and the European Union brought a sigh of relief for us all and concluded the first four-year chapter of the EU Exit story.

A Dalry family butcher is toasting the most successful Christmas in it’s 36-year history after welcoming a host of new customers over lockdown.

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