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04 September 2015
Cargill Signs Deal to Turn Poultry Manure into Energy
UK - Leading poultry supplier Cargill has signed a deal to convert poultry manure to energy on a farm in Herefordshire....
02 September 2015
Meat Protein Can Help Protect Heart Health, Study Shows
UK - Eating foods rich in amino acids could be as good for your heart as stopping smoking or getting more exercise, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA)....
Eggs Popular in School Lunch Boxes, Survey Shows
UK - Over four in ten parents say they include eggs in their children's lunch boxes, according to a survey conducted by British Lion Eggs....
26 August 2015
UK Companies Partner Up to Confront Campylobacter
UK - Banham Poultry and Akeso Biomedical have announced a partnership focused on controlling Campylobacter infection of chickens....
19 August 2015
Moy Park Invests in Northern Ireland Hatchery
UK - The UK's biggest poultry producer Moy Park has invested £180,000 in four revolutionary incubators at its hatchery in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, close to where the company is headquartered....
New Pea Variety Could Help Poultry Protein Intake
UK - Scientists at the John Innes Centre have developed peas that will help animals absorb more protein from their diet. ...
17 August 2015
Bird Flu Restrictions Lifted on Lancashire Farm
UK - Restrictions have now been lifted following an incident of avian flu on a Lancashire farm last month....
14 August 2015
“You Can Do An Awful Lot With Water”: Combining Carp and Duck Production
VIDEO – An organic, high welfare duck rearing system is incorporating carp to maximise production potential....
12 August 2015
UK Asks for Regionalisation Following Avian Flu Outbreak
UK - The UK has asked trading partners to implement regionalisation following the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Lancashire, to allow exports to be sent from areas free from the disease....
10 August 2015
Seminal Scottish Feed Mill Opens with Eye on Farmer Costs
UK, SCOTLAND – Scotland’s first new intake-to-product feed mill for many years opened last week, promising to run a tight ship to pass cost savings on to farms....
06 August 2015
UK Farming Unions Call for Price Discussions with Ministers
UK - The UK’s four main farming unions are calling for the four UK farming ministers to hold a joint meeting with them to find solutions to the serious problems currently facing farmers....
Scottish Union Calls for Set Agricultural Wages Under General Law
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland is calling for abolition of the Scottish Agricultural Wages Board (SAWB) and for agricultural worker’s pay and conditions to be determined under general employment law....
05 August 2015
UK Farming Unions Hold Urgent Summit Over Low Industry Prices
UK - The UK farming unions are to stage an urgent summit to discuss the problems facing the industry....
02 August 2015
Survey Finds Animal Welfare Tops Consumers’ Ethical Concerns
ANALYSIS - Three quarters of consumers in the UK put animal welfare at the top of the list when it comes to ethical issues for food companies....
27 July 2015
UK Farmers Escape Rat Rule For Now
UK – Farmers have more time to undertake rodenticide training thanks to farm assurance membership qualifying as ‘proof of competence’, an interim measure until 31 December 2017....
UK Prime Minister Pledges Support to Grow British Agriculture
WALES, UK - Plans to boost productivity and grow food and farming exports by more than £7 billion were announced recently by UK Prime Minister David Cameron, as he visited the Royal Welsh Show in Powys....
23 July 2015
Entries Open For The 2015 Zoetis/British Poultry Council Trainee Award
UK - Seeking to enhance your career in the poultry industry? Winning a £2000 training grant through the Zoetis/British Poultry Council Trainee Award could certainly make a difference....
Partnerships Needed for Successful, Sustainable UK Farming Sector
UK - Working effectively to create a sustainable farming sector is only possible if the industry, retailers and Government works together, according to National Farmers' Union (NFU) President Meurig Raymond. ...
22 July 2015
UK Exit from EU 'Would be Catastrophic' for Welsh Farmers
WALES, UK - Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans has reiterated her concerns for the future of the farming industry in Wales in the event of an out vote in the forthcoming referendum on membership of the European Union....
17 July 2015
Council Votes to Keep Challenging Ammonia Targets
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU) has expressed its bitter disappointment at the outcome of a vote in the Environment Committee of the European Parliament over ammonia and methane targets....
British Pig & Poultry Fair 2016 Opens to New Exhibitors
UK - Exhibitor bookings for next year’s British Pig & Poultry Fair are already flooding in, and will be open to new exhibitors from 1 August....
16 July 2015
Welsh Government Encourages Caution After Bird Flu Outbreak
WALES, UK - Welsh poultry owners have been urged to be vigilant for signs of avian influenza following the outbreak in England....
15 July 2015
Northern Irish Minister Urges Vigilance After English Avian Flu Outbreak
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill today urged poultry farmers in Northern Ireland to be vigilant following confirmation of an outbreak of avian influenza in the English county of Lancashire....
13 July 2015
UK Avian Flu Case Confirmed as H7N7
UK - An outbreak of avian influenza has been confirmed in Lancashire, and identified as the H7N7 variant of the disease....
10 July 2015
Suspected Avian Flu Case Found on Lancashire Farm
UK - The UK's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is investigating a case of suspect avian flu in Lancashire and movement restrictions have been put in place....
 
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