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Poultry Industry News: United Kingdom

16 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Conference tackles antibiotic resistance in food-producing animals
Leading figures in the UK animal health and food sectors speak at groundbreaking conference to tackle antibiotic resistance in meat and egg production...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New code for UK laying hens and pullets issued
Earlier this month the UK updated and issued a new welfare code for laying hens and pullets. The update is part of a programme of reforms designed to enhance the welfare of animals...
14 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Price increase “desperately needed” as British egg producers are pushed to the brink
Free range egg producers in Britain are calling for an immediate price increase as the cost of feed continues to rise...
13 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Lion eggs welcome compensation news
The British Egg Industry Council has welcomed the news that the victims of a salmonella outbreak in the UK linked to German eggs will be awarded £275,000...
08 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Putting the egg in Brexit: ‘Breggsit’ storm brewing as businesses encouraged to prepare
UK - Food businesses across the UK are being encouraged to ‘trust the Lion’ and rely on British Lion eggs and egg products – for both surety of supply and food safety - ahead of the UK’s departure from the European Union in March 2019...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK animal welfare enhanced by new code for laying hens and pullets
The welfare code for laying hens has today been updated as part of a programme of reforms to safeguard and enhance the welfare of animals...
06 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Yorkshire Relish
East Yorks-based Soanes Poultry rejoices in its new membership in the Ross® 400 Club...
01 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Keeping an eye on poultry health: introducing the UK's new Chief Veterinary Officer
UK, 1 August 2018: Find out what the key priorities will be for Christine Middlemiss in her first year as the UK's Chief Veterinary Officer...
30 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Interim report shows UK farming’s progress towards antibiotic use targets
UK - RUMA has released a half-year summary of the UK farming industry’s progress towards achieving 2020 targets for antibiotic use in each of eight different livestock sectors...
28 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Research could lead to low cost infectious bronchitis vaccine production
UK - A research team led by Dr Erica Bickerton at The Pirbright Institute has genetically modified an infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) vaccine strain so that it can be grown in cell cultures in the lab rather than in hen eggs, which could make vaccine...
27 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU calls agricultural drought summit as heatwave bites
The NFU is seeking urgent action to address the crippling impact of the dry, hot weather on farms across the country...
26 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Newcastle disease outbreak: APHA increases risk from low to medium in UK
UK - Following recent outbreaks of Newcastle disease (ND) in Belgium and other European countries the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has advised that the risk of disease has increased from low to medium...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom The Aviagen UK Broiler Roadshow: coming to a venue near you!
Join the show that helps your broilers grow for success....
25 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry keepers urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease
Poultry keepers across the United Kingdom have been urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease following reported cases in flocks across Europe....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Mixed outlook for practical rat control from farmers
UK - In roughly equal measure, concerns and reassurance about rat control on farms have been identified by a recent survey...
23 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Poultry Council issues warning on a no-deal Brexit
UK - As the prospect of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit looms, Britain’s poultry meat sector has warned of the devastating impact on the cost of food if the UK loses essential workers...
18 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 18th Annual Ross UK Flock Awards reward outstanding industry champions
Aviagen® recognised and rewarded 27 winners at the 18th Ross® UK Flock Awards, held at Tewkesbury Park in Gloucestershire on May 30, 2018. The champions of the Flock Awards are breeder managers, hatchery managers and rearing farm managers....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 29 workers killed on farms this year
To mark the start of Farm Safety Week (16-20 July) HSE has announced its latest report Great Britain 2017/2018 showing the annual fatal injuries in agriculture...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Video: HSE releases annual agriculture fatality figures
The agricultural industry still has the highest rate of fatal injury in Great Britain according to the latest statistics released today by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)...
17 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU members share good practice during Farm Safety Week
UK - Farmers are this week taking to social media to champion Farm Safety Week, highlighting one thing they will do to make their farm safer and encouraging others to do the same...
16 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Farm safety experts pledge to halve accidental deaths
UK - Farming is a dangerous occupation, but British and Irish rural industries workers are alert to this and will use Farm Safety Week 2018 to show how work practices are improving...
13 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK farming unions respond to Government Brexit white paper
UK - Following the publication of the Brexit white paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU, the Presidents of the four UK farming unions have issued a joint statement...
12 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Defra: Review proposes radical changes to regulation of farming
A major simplification of the way we regulate farming has been proposed in an interim report published today by Dame Glenys Stacey, chair of the farm inspection and regulation review (FIRR)...
11 July 2018
10 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU and Crimestoppers launch new Rural Crime Reporting Line
The NFU has today launched a new service for farmers and the public to give information anonymously about rural crime, in partnership with the charity Crimestoppers...
 
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