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Poultry Industry News: United Kingdom

13 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Underfloor, geo-thermal heating keeps Llyr’s hens happy and laying
WALES, UK, 13 November 2018 - A North Wales hill farmer is keeping his 16,000 hens happy and laying thanks to underfloor heating from ‘green’ energy stored in the earth...
09 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 2019 Nuffield Farming Scholars announced
UK, 9 November 2018 - The Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust (NFST) has announced the appointment of the 2019 Nuffield Scholars, who are to commence their studies and travels in next year...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Vulnerable group advice helps serve up strong egg sales
UK, 9 November 2018 - A year on from a change in official advice, which said that everyone including those classed as vulnerable groups (mums to be, young children, and the elderly) can now enjoy eggs however they want, provided they are produced to British...
06 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NOAH purpose expanded in new strategy
NOAH’s new 5 year strategy was outlined at the association’s 2018 Dinner in London on 30 October...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Brexit and beyond: a strong future in animal health
Mixed emotions were felt at the 2018 NOAH Brexit conference on Tuesday last week (30 October) as animal health industry representatives gathered to discuss the post-Brexit future...
01 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom £5,000 environmental grant on offer to Midland farmers
UK - 1 November 2018: Farmers in the Midlands can apply for a £5,000 environmental grant to help fund management and infrastructure changes that will protect watercourses from pollution...
31 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Papers published on potential benefits of eggs for older people
UK - 1 November 2018: Two new papers have been published investigating how eggs could offer an opportunity to increase protein intake and help prevent muscle decline in older people, based on research by a team at Bournemouth University, part-funded by...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Union hits road to determine future agricultural policy for Scotland
SCOTLAND - 31 October 2018: NFU Scotland is taking to the road as it seeks the views of its members on what a new agricultural policy for Scotland should include...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Farmers aim to end Britain’s obsession with large eggs
UK - 31 October 2018: Farmers are asking British consumers to eat a range of egg sizes rather than always reaching for a box of large eggs...
29 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom IFA president warns of 'dog's dinner' outcome on Brexit
UK - 29 October 2018: Speaking in Whitehall in London at an event "Beyond Brexit: Farming for our Future", IFA President Joe Healy warned of the danger of a 'dog’s dinner' outcome to Brexit that would cause confusion and trade disruption....
26 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen incubation and hatchery specialists offer expertise at World Poultry Science Association’s annual incubation and fertility research group meeting
Aviagen is committed to sharing latest developments and expertise and collaborates closely with global organisations for the benefit of the poultry industry. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New guides for goose producers unveiled at annual farm walk
OXFORDSHIRE, UK - 26 October 2018: Two new guides were launched by the British Poultry Council (BPC) when goose producers from across the UK met for their annual farm walk hosted by the Homewood family at Peach Croft Farm, Radley, Abingdon, in Oxfordshire...
24 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Brexit report shows bleak outcomes for animal health after leaving the EU
UK - The UK could lose access to vital EU alerts on animal and plant pest and disease threats after Brexit according to report published by Lords Committee...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom High consumer demand in the poultry industry
UK - 24 October 2018: Over the last five years, there has been a considerable investment by farmers into poultry units, both for free range eggs and broiler chicken production...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Former feedstuff processing ‘frees up’ 92,000 hectares of farmland
UK - 24 October 2018: Each year some 650,000 tonnes of ‘former foodstuffs’, ranging from broken biscuits to unwanted pasta, is turned into valuable animal feed with an energy value equivalent to feed wheat from around almost 92,000 hectares of farmland...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom There is a false economy of turkey ‘crowns’, says KellyBronze
UK - 24 October 2018: The premium prices for turkey breasts or ‘crowns’ at Christmas means that consumers are effectively paying for the whole bird when buying a crown, according to Paul Kelly, managing director of Kelly Turkeys...
22 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Cranswick recognised projects in food waste, distribution
UK - Cranswick have been recognised as industry leaders for their projects on food waste and food redistribution at the Waste2zero Award ceremony which took place at St James's Square in London...
19 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen Broiler Roadshow reaches Northern Ireland
Moy Park growers and Ross 400 Club members in full force....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen UK welcomes Japan Chicken Association
On Oct. 9 close to 20 poultry industry professionals, who are members of the Japan Chicken Association, were welcomed by Aviagen in the UK. The top agenda items were an overview of Aviagen’s global developments and the latest health and biosecurity...
18 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom No-deal Brexit potentially catastrophic for farm animal welfare, consumers and farmers, warns RSPCA
UK - Government must prioritise high welfare imports to avoid chlorinated chicken and beef with growth hormones arriving on our supermarket shelves...
16 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Fair funding for farmers across the UK
UK - Independent panel will look at how funding supports the needs of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland...
12 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RSPCA responds to second reading of Agriculture Bill, animal welfare support
UK - The RSPCA has issued a response to the second reading of the Agriculture Bill which supports animal welfare initiatives...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 2018 Free Range Award winners unveiled
UK - The stars of free range egg production have been recognised by their peers for the contributions they have made to the sector over the past 12 months...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Cockerel found roaming around housing estate
UK - The RSPCA is appealing to find the owner of a chicken who was lost in the middle of a housing estate...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom SweChick customers benefit from cross-service forums
Attendees shared best practices and ideas for improving production quality at cross-veterinary service meeting....
 
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