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22.07.19 Vets; landscapes; school cattle.

More than 6 in 10 farm vets have suffered work-related injuries in past year, says new survey.
Review of National Parks wants more affordable housing.
Pupils buy cows at market.

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging farmers and vets to develop better on-farm health and safety procedures. New survey says that in the past year, more than 6 in 10 farm vets have suffered work-related injuries. The most common injury was bruising caused by kicks. Other injuries include being crushed , lacerated, scratched and bitten. Some vets have given up working with large animals because it's too dangerous.

Are our national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty fit for purpose? The man leading a government review says we need more affordable housing. Julian Glover, who's in charge of the Landscapes Review, has published his interim findings.

Pupils at a primary school in Northern Ireland have used their pocket money to buy four cows at market. They looked after the animals in a field beside their school in Enniskillen – and plan to sell them on for a profit.

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  • Mon 22 Jul 2019 05:45