News Archives: 2014

Large scale dairy farming experts go head to head

3rd October 2014

Oxtale’s Amy Jackson debates large scale farming in Farmers Weekly. Read the full piece here

The battle for the soul of British milk

2nd October 2014

In The Guardian today (2 October 2014), Jon Henley writes about a potential move to larger dairy herds, following the story of Fraser Jones who, after six years, has finally broken ground on a new dairy uniit which will house 1,000 cows indoors. The article uses figures from Oxtale. Read the full piece here

One in 10 dairy cows now live in large herds

1st August 2014

This weekend The Grocer covered Oxtale’s recent research into herd sizes – read the summary here…

Opinion: Why animal charity’s fighting mega-dairy farm

31st January 2014

Communications consultant Amy Jackson explains why she thinks the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is continuing to battle plans for a 1,000-cow unit in Wales and what makes this such a vital case for the charity. Read more here…