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Poultry Industry News: United Kingdom

19 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry farmers and academics come together to bridge research gap
UK - The NFU’s first Poultry Research Seminar has brought together poultry farmers and academics to ensure emerging research and technology is relevant on farm and that farmers are able to embrace innovation that can improve their productivity, animal...
18 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry farmers and academics work together to close the research gap
The NFU’s first Poultry Research Seminar has brought together poultry farmers and academics to ensure emerging research and technology is relevant on farm and that farmers are able to embrace innovation that can improve their productivity, animal welfare...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom From robots to virtual fencing – what does the future hold for food and farming in Britain?
Robots, vertical farms and virtual fencing could soon be the farming of the future, according to a new report from the NFU....
15 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RSPCA reveals shoppers could be buying meat from animals that were not stunned before slaughter as UK Government releases delayed figures
UK Government responds to the RSPCA and BVA's call for delayed slaughter figures to be released to the public...
13 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Egg industry states that the food fraud fine is not fit for purpose
The British Egg Industry Council calls for stronger deterrents for food fraud after news of an egg trader in the Netherlands was convicted of fraudulently selling contaminated eggs as fit for human consumption....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom BVA calls for a holistic view of animal welfare during live transport
As the political appetite for improvements to live animal transport increases, the BVA urges the government to put welfare at the centre of any decision-making with regards to moving livestock inside and out of the UK...
12 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK food and drink trade industry bodies call on government to pause non-Brexit consultations
All of the major UK food and drink trade industry bodies have written to Defra, asking for non-Brexit consultations on hold....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Griffiths Family Farms aims to lead the UK barn (cage-free) revolution
Griffiths Family Farms are investing in new laying and rearing facilities in anticipation of major UK retailers and food services removing colony eggs by 2025 ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Cobb Europe quality control centre leads the way in British laboratory standards
Cobb Europe announced today that its newly opened laboratory facility in Norfolk, England, has been accredited with the latest ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard, making it one of the first laboratories in the United Kingdom to receive this recognition....
11 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Mind Your Head campaign helping farmers through tough times
The Farm Safety Foundation is highlighting the importance of farmers looking after their mental health in the second Mind Your Head week which takes place from 11-15 February 2019...
08 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Ulster Farmers' Union met with Theresa May over Brexit's impact on Irish farming
UK - The Ulster Farmers’ Union has used a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May to again stress that a ‘no deal’ would have catastrophic consequences for the farming industry in Northern Ireland and urged her to do everything in her power to secure...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Good news but early days for rodenticide stewardship on farms and game shoots
UK - Rat control is changing for the better on UK farms and game shoots. From 2015 to 2017, a detailed independent study has found planned prevention of infestations is taking over from control in reaction to the presence of rats....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RSPCA Cymru and BVA renew calls to ban non-stun slaughter
UK - A warm welcome has also been given to confirmation from the Welsh Government that no non-stun slaughter is currently practiced in Wales. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RCVS news: Legislation passed to allow RCVS to recognise quality-assured European veterinary degrees
UK - On Wednesday 6 February the House of Lords passed a Statutory Instrument (or SI) to allow the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) to continue to register veterinary surgeons from the European Economic Area (EEA) after the UK leaves the European...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Noble Foods gets a high-welfare barn for its cage-free commitment
UK - Vencomatic Poultry UK Ltd has announced a partnership with market leader Noble Foods, to offer a high-welfare barn production system as part of their cage-free 2025 commitment....
07 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Technology will be key in mitigating climate change, NFU says
UK - The NFU has called on government to support investment in new technologies to help farmers in the fight against climate change....
06 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom With completion of Neovia acquisition, ADM creates premier global leader in animal nutrition
Combined animal nutrition business one of the largest in the world, with estimated sales of $3.5 billion, and full range of animal nutrition products and solutions for customers globally....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Joint call to end non-stun slaughter
UK - The RSPCA and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) have joined forces to call on the UK Government to repeal a legal exemption that permits animals to be slaughtered without pre-stunning, causing unnecessary pain and suffering...
04 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Review of pig and poultry permits coming
UK - The Environment Agency will be contacting permitted pig and poultry farms in February via letter to inform operators that their permit is due to be reviewed and updated...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry firms warned to prepare for no-deal Brexit
UK - Poultry companies have been told they must have a plan for disposal of waste that could face export restrictions in the event of a no-deal Brexit...
01 February 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom A chick's first 24 hours in the production house
The Aviagen® poster 'The First 24 Hours' offers a useful checklist of things to prepare, consider and monitor when you take delivery of chicks for your production house. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK One Health Report on antimicrobial resistance published
UK - The UK One Health Report, published Thursday 31 January, brings together data on the levels of antibiotic use in humans and animals, said DEFRA...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RUMA responds to the 2019 One Health Report
UK - RUMA has issued a statement in response to the UK One Health Report on antibiotic use, published 31 January 2019...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU President responds to Commons votes
UK - Responding to the votes on various amendments in the House of Commons last night, NFU President Minette Batters doesn't budge...
30 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK supermarkets preparing for a hard Brexit: Stockpiling not viable
UK - Supermarkets and food chains issue warning that Brexit could seriously disrupt food supplies...
 
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