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02 March 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Most Ducks Farmed Without Full Body Access to Water
UK – Farmed ducks are not legally required access to bathing water in the UK, an animal rights group has stressed after a series of consumer polls....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Bird Flu Restrictions Lifted from UK Poultry Farm
UK - Restrictions have been lifted following the February 2015 case of avian flu on a poultry farm in southern England....
27 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Pressure Put on Poultry Sector to Reduce Campylobacter
UK - A total of 19 of chickens tested in the first nine months of a British Food Standards Agency survey on the prevalence of Campylobacter were positive within the highest band of contamination....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Moves to Increase Welfare in Non-stun Slaughter
UK - The British government is to look at ways of introducing post-cut stunning in religious slaughter systems....
26 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Professor Sally Solomon Passes Away
UK - It is with great sadness that ThePoultrySite reports the death of Professor Sally Solomon of the University of Glasgow (retired). ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU: 'Ensure Farming Can Thrive'
UK - The NFU has set out what it wants from the next elected Government, as five of the main political parties get set to take part in day two of the annual NFU Conference....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom European Commissioner Promises to Simplify CAP
UK - The Common Agricultural Policy provides the agricultural sector a massive boost to economic growth and jobs in rural areas all the way up and down the food supply chain....
25 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Strategy Laid out to Make British Farming More Competitive
UK - A four-point strategy has been laid out by the British government to make British farming more competitive, more productive and more resilient. Chris Harris reports from the NFU conference....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Politicians Need to Ensure Food Chain Works
UK - At the NFU conference, the organisation's President called for politicians to ensure that the food chain works and the farming sector is given unhindered access to futures markets, reports Chris Harris from Birmingham....
24 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Report Reveals Alarming UK Self-Sufficiency Figures
UK - A new report published by the National Farmers Union (NFU) has revealed disturbing new figures relating to the UK’s self-sufficiency in food. It states that at current rates, just 53 per cent of the nation’s food needs will be produced from home...
23 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Call to Government to End Non-stun Slaughter on Day of Parliamentary Debate
UK - The British Veterinary Association (BVA), supported by the RSPCA, has called on the British Government to end non-stun slaughter on the day of a Parliamentary debate on an e-petition relating to ending non-stun slaughter to promote animal welfare....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Registration Open for UK Branch Meeting of WPSA
UK - Registration is open for the annual meeting of the UK branch on the World's Poultry Science Association (WPSA). This year's meeting will be held in Chester on 14 and 15 April. ...
20 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Eggs Show Greatest Fall in Retail Share
UK – Government figures going back to 1990 show egg producers have seen the biggest fall in the proportion of retail value going to them compared to three other commodities. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK, US Collaborate on Animal Disease Prevention Research
UK - BBSRC and the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will both donate £2.3 million/$2.3 million for the US-UK Collaborative Animal Health and Disease and Veterinary Immune Reagents programme....
19 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Importance of Farming Highlighted Ahead of General Election
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU) will launch a national campaign next week to highlight the importance of food and farming ahead of the general election....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen Appoints New R&D Director
UK - Aviagen has announced a succession plan for its European-based Research and Development (R&D) team which sees one of the leading lights in the poultry industry, Jim McAdam, handing over the reins to Magnus Swalander....
18 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Rivers Can be a Source of Antibiotic Resistance
UK - Rivers and streams could be a major source of antibiotic resistance in the environment, according to new research from scientists at the University of Warwick's School of Life Sciences and the University of Exeter Medical School, looking at the River...
17 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Battle of Ethics and Price in Consumer Choice
ANALYSIS - Consumers in the future are expected to have a renewed focus on ethical issues, but this will not be too much at the expense of price....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Remember British Lion Mark This Pancake Day
UK - To celebrate Pancake Day today, 17 February, the egg-heads at British Lion eggs have created a new collection of international pancake recipes....
16 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Key to Success in Developing Markets
ANALYSIS - Asia with a rapidly evolving grocery market and a growing middle class is becoming a major target for meat and dairy exporters....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Poultry Council Welcomes 13 Harper Scholars
UK - The British Poultry Council (BPC) Scholarships scheme at Harper Adams University has attracted 13 new scholars in 2014-15....
13 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Creates Food Enterprise Zones to Drive Growth
UK - Food Enterprise Zones (FEZs) that will unleash the entrepreneurial spirit of the countryside and food producers are to be created, the government has announced....
12 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Weekly Overview: Prospects for the UK Poultry Sector
UK - Prospects for the UK poultry meat sector look generally positive, according to one of its leading advisers, speaking at an event in London this week. Taiwan continues its tough battle against highly pathogenic avian flu, while a new form of the H5N1...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Cleanliness Means Results in the Hatchery
UK - Simple basics of cleanliness and hygiene are essential to get chicks off to a good start in life, says Aviagen....
09 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Advertising Campaign Boosts British Egg Enthusiasm
UK - An advertising campaign has seen visits to the egg recipes website more than triple since it launched in January....
 
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