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Poultry Industry News By Category: Sustainability
11 July 2018
Timber biomass in agriculture: Modern combustion processes increase efficiency
Farmers who grow wood to burn in their own heating systems achieve a high added value – one hectare of woodland can produce energy equivalent to about 5,000 litres of heating oil year-after-year. In addition, when modern wood/gas cogeneration plants...
03 July 2018
Megafarms are “the way that we’re going to feed the country”, reports The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Growing consumer demand for chicken meat could lead to an increase in the number of industrial-scale poultry farms being built across the UK, the head of Britain’s influential poultry lobby has warned...
02 July 2018
IPPE Insights: Novus Int. offers gut health solutions that impact performance
Gut health continues to be a hot topic in the global poultry industry. ...
22 June 2018
Winterbotham Darby wins prestigious Special Recognition Award from Compassion in World Farming
UK-based continental meats supplier, Winterbotham Darby, are extremely proud to have received the Special Recognition Award at the Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards in Paris today (Thursday 21 June, 2018)...
20 June 2018
New-look Cereals delivers for whole farming sector
Visitors and exhibitors welcomed the far-reaching farmer-led changes at the Cereals Event last week, with plenty of cutting-edge technology and advice on offer...
Immediate action needed from Defra on Countryside Stewardship
NFU President Minette Batters, backed by the entire NFU Council, has today called for immediate bridging payments for agri-environment agreement holders and a rollover option for scheme renewals...
14 June 2018
"Hens in trees": A visit with the Lakes Free Range Egg Company
We visited the impressive Lakes Free Range Egg Company this week - we were impressed by more than just the views...
13 June 2018
New opportunity for arable farmers: Grow your business with free range chickens
UK - Traditional Norfolk Poultry, a leading producer of free range chickens in the UK, has chosen the Cereals event in Cambridgeshire this week to launch its latest project to offer arable farmers a new opportunity for diversification...
12 June 2018
World Biogas Expo 2018
A record number of representatives from the water industry are expected at UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham (11-12 July, 2018), the largest global trade show dedicated solely to anaerobic digestion and biogas...
08 June 2018
British poultry meat sector’s drive for excellence in bird health delivers again on antibiotic stewardship
The British Poultry Council has released its 2018 Antibiotic Stewardship Report which highlights the significant achievements made by the British poultry meat sector’s drive for excellence in bird health and welfare that’s delivering responsible use...
01 June 2018
Sustainability by design: why Sweden has it sussed
Maria Donis is managing director at the Swedish Poultry Meat Association and is also on the board of AVEC. Pia Gustavsson is chief veterinarian and is responsible for running the veterinary programmes. The Poultry Site heard from them about sustainability...
30 May 2018
International partnership to address human-animal-environment health risks gets a boost
PARIS, 30 May 2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today agreed to step up joint action to combat health threats associated with...
29 May 2018
IPPE Insights: Merck Poultry Ph.D. Fellowship research focuses on necrotic enteritis
"With the incidence of necrotic enteritis increasing every year, it is crucial to intensely research novel vaccine technologies." ...
08 May 2018
British farmers should be the supplier of choice to the UK market, says NFU
The NFU has released its vision for a sustainable, profitable and progressive future for farm businesses in response to Defra’s consultation on a domestic agriculture policy which closes today...
Egg imports halt in Iran as production increases
Egg imports have come to a halt following the rise in domestic production and the return of supply-demand balance in Iran, secretary-general of Iran’s Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Hens said...
03 May 2018
EU budget leaves environment in the cold, says Greenpeace EU
BRUSSELS - The European Commission has slashed funding earmarked for environmental protection in a draft seven-year EU budget released today...
02 May 2018
New issue of Poultry Digital magazine zeroes in on sustainability
The UN Sustainable Development Goals, IKEA's "Better Chicken" programme, sustainable hen housing and phytogenics feature in the MAy 2018 issue of Poultry Digital magazine...
01 May 2018
Engage with farmers to deliver change, NFU tells Defra Secretary of State
Farmers need to be at the heart of a future domestic agricultural policy with food production at its core, NFU President Minette Batters has said to the Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove today...
30 April 2018
First new hatchery in more than 30 years to open in Canadian province
WOODSTOCK, Ontario, Canada - A new $15 million hatchery is being built in the Canadian province of Ontario...
26 April 2018
Nuscience launches next phase of Biotica innovation drive for Canadian market
CALGARY, ALBERTA, Canada - New specialty market approval, scientific forum discussion and broadened adoption are all rapidly taking shape for the Nuscience elite level feed technology platform in Canada, available under the Biotica product brand via strategic...
Schothorst Feed Research announces improved International Feeds & Nutrition Course
LELYSTAD, the Netherlands - 26 April 2018 - This years’ Feeds & Nutrition Course has been adapted to recent market developments and suggestions from former participants. The course is designed to give the participants various tools to formulate feeds...
CPF announces global policy on animal welfare
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) announced a global policy on animal welfare in line with international animal health principles to ensure of the welfare of its farm animals’. The policy will be implemented by all of its business worldwide to fulfil...
25 April 2018
EU guidelines give a boost to former foodstuffs industry
The UK Former Foodstuffs Processing Association (UKFFPA) has welcomed the European Commission’s publication of ‘Guidelines for the feed use of food no longer intended for human consumption’...
24 April 2018
The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development goes to The Lakes Free Range Egg Company
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company has been recognised by The Queen’s Award for Enterprise - one of the most prestigious business awards programmes in the world. ‘The Lakes’ achieved their award in the Sustainable Development category...
Earth BioGenome Project: Solutions for the future of agriculture?
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is partnering in the Earth BioGenome Project (EBP), biology's version of the moonshot, an effort that will yield millions of powerful new solutions to agriculture's challenges...
 
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