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Changes to supply lines are  having a major effect on our dairy farmers - particularly those who milk usually goes to supply food and drink service outlets and milk may either not be collected or be surplus to requirements. The following article from th Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers offers a very helpful Q and A on the subject

https://www.rabdf.co.uk/latest-news/2020/4/8/q-amp-a-getting-to-grips-with-the-impact-of-covid19-on-milk-supply-issues

NFU Dairy Board Chairman offers his thoughts on the subject about how farmers are being affected

https://www.nfuonline.com/sectors/dairy/dairy-news/coronavirus-michael-oakes-takes-a-closer-look-at-the-impacts-on-the-dairy-sector/

An article detailing the requests to government for support for dairy farmers - 8th April

https://www.farminguk.com/news/coronavirus-govt-urged-to-back-support-scheme-for-dairy-farmers_55389.html

Further articles on dairy farming and milk supply

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-52233147