Targets 2017-2020

The original 2017-2020 targets were launched in October 2017.

Following that, annual progress reports were published, culminating in the Target Task Force 2020 Report, which – as well as launching the next set of targets – provided a final 2020 report against the original targets.

 

All the reports:

RUMA Targets Task Force Report 2017
RUMA Targets Task Force Report 2018 One year on
RUMA Targets Task Force Report 2018 Two years on

RUMA Targets Task Force Report in Full

Antibiotic Use in Cattle - Dairy Trend Data and Usage by Beef Farm Type 2015 - 2019

 

 

The original Targets Task Force was:

RUMA Beef hex icon Beef Hugh Broom, Surrey beef farmer and NFU Livestock Board member; Dr Elizabeth Berry, specialist cattle vet and British Cattle Veterinary Association Council member
RUMA Dairy Hex icon Dairy Di Wastenage, Devon dairy farmer and Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers Council member; Dr Elizabeth Berry, specialist cattle vet and British Cattle Veterinary Association Council member
RUMA Laying Hens icon Laying hens Richard Kempsey, free-range egg farmer and Technical Director of Stonegate; Paul McMullin, Consultant Veterinarian to the British Egg Industry Executive
Ruma Salmon icon Aquaculture Dr John Webster, Technical Director at the Scottish Salmon Producers Association; Ronnie Soutar, specialist fish vet and President of the Fish Veterinary Society
RUMA Gamebirds icon Gamebirds Paul Jeavons, Worcestershire game farmer and Chairman of the Game Farmers’ Association Health and Welfare Committee; Christian Blake-Dyke, specialist poultry and game-bird vet
RUMA Pigs icon Pigs Richard Lister, Yorkshire pig farmer and Chairman of the National Pig Association; Mark White, President of the Pig Veterinary Society and Chairman of PVS Medicines Sub-committee
RUMA Poultry meat icon Poultry Meat Thomas Wornham, Hertfordshire poultry producer; Daniel Parker, specialist poultry vet and Veterinary Adviser to the British Poultry Council
RUMA Sheep icon Sheep Charles Sercombe, Leicestershire sheep farmer and Chair of the NFU Livestock Board; Dr Fiona Lovatt, specialist sheep vet representing the Sheep Veterinary Society
Observers Fraser Broadfoot, Veterinary Research Officer, Veterinary Medicines Directorate; Javier Dominguez, Veterinary Director and Head of Science, Evidence and Research, Food Standards Agency; John Fishwick, President, British Veterinary Association; Donal Murphy, Head of Technical and Regulatory Affairs, NOAH; Jess Sloss, Technical Manager, Red Tractor Assurance

The reformed Targets Task Force for 2020 was:

RUMA Cattle Cattle group chair Mark Jelley, Northamptonshire beef farmer and NFU Livestock Board member
Beef Mark Jelley; Dr Elizabeth Berry, cattle vet and British Cattle Veterinary Association Council member
Dairy Graham Young, Lancashire dairy farmer and NFU Dairy Board Vice-Chairman; Dr Elizabeth Berry, cattle vet and BCVA Council member
RUMA Calf icon Calves Hannah Dyke, Yorkshire calf rearer; Richard Cooper, specialist cattle vet with Evidence Group
RUMA Sheep icon Sheep Charles Sercombe, Leicestershire sheep farmer; Dr Fiona Lovatt, specialist sheep vet representing the Sheep Veterinary Society
RUMA Pigs icon Pigs Richard Lister, Yorkshire pig farmer and Chairman of the National Pig Association; Richard Pearson, pig vet and Senior Vice President of Pig Veterinary Society; and members of the Pig Health and Welfare Council Antimicrobial Use subgroup
Ruma Salmon icon Salmon Dr Iain Berrill, Head of Technical, Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation; SSPO Prescribing Vets group
RUMA Trout icon Trout Oliver Robinson, Chief Executive Officer of British Trout Association; Dr Peter Scott, fish vet and Director of BTA
RUMA Gamebirds icon Gamebirds Paul Jeavons, Worcestershire game farmer and Chairman of the Game Farmers’ Association Health and Welfare Committee; Will Ingham and Isy Manning, poultry vets with Poultry Health Services
RUMA Laying Hens icon Laying hens Paul McMullin, Consultant Veterinarian to the British Egg Industry Council
RUMA Poultry meat icon Poultry Meat Thomas Wornham, Hertfordshire poultry producer; Daniel Parker, poultry vet and Veterinary Adviser to the British Poultry Council
Observers Fraser Broadfoot, Veterinary Research Officer, Veterinary Medicines Directorate; Paul Cook, Head of Microbiological Risk Assessment, Food Standards Agency
Support Derek Armstrong, Lead Veterinary Science Expert, AHDB; Clive Brown, Head of Beef & Lamb Knowledge Exchange, AHDB; Dr Georgina Crayford, Technical Manager, Red Tractor Assurance; Dr Mandy Nevel, Head of Animal Health and Welfare, AHDB; Dr Grace O Gorman, Technical Policy Manager, NOAH; James Russell, President, British Veterinary Association; Dr Mary Vickers, LIP Product Manager (Data & Technology), AHDB
Chairing and Organisation Gwyn Jones, Chair of Targets Task Force, RUMA; Catherine McLaughlin, Chair, RUMA; Chris Lloyd, Secretary General, RUMA; Amy Jackson, Communications Officer, RUMA
With additional thanks to Jules Dare, Mike Kirby, Kathryn Rowland, Gareth Hateley, members of the Cattle Stewardship Group and researchers from Universities of Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Nottingham and the Royal Agricultural University.
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