Denmark

Danish government to build wild boar fence

Danish government to build wild boar fence

By Aidan Fortune

In an effort to prevent African swine fever (ASF) from reaching Denmark, the government and the Danish People‘s Party have signed an agreement on a number of initiatives, including the erection of a wild boar fence between Denmark and Germany.

Danish Crown to stop Ringsted slaughterhouse shift

Danish Crown shift closure costs 140 jobs

By Aidan Fortune

The decision to stop running a night-shift at a Danish Crown slaughterhouse in Ringsted due to lower-than-expected throughput is to result in the loss of 140 jobs.

Welsh sheep producers could be among the hardest hit by Brexit, according to trade reps

Welsh livestock farmers fear serious threats from Brexit

By Laura Syrett

Sheep farmers in Wales face “an extremely difficult future” after Brexit, if the UK government fails to negotiate a trade deal that secures tariff-free access to key European Union (EU) export markets, a leading trade body has warned.