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14 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 21 December 2012

Nearly half of EU member states will be producing pork in breach of new welfare regulations introduced on January 1st. Despite having eleven years to prepare for a partial ban on sow stalls , seventeen countries will fail to conform to the new directive.
Starlings from abroad swoop in and eat feed for dairy cows, one farmer says it could change how he farms

A top European vet says there is no need for a vaccine against the Schmallenberg disease.

As Christmas approaches, Charlotte Smith discovers how new varieties of brussels sprouts aim to reach new markets.

Presenter Charlotte Smith. Producer Ruth Sanderson.



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