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Poultry Industry News: United Kingdom

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....
11 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Restoring confidence: BFREPA launches model contract
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association is to create a model supply contract for its members to use with packers to ensure fairness and confidence throughout the sector...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Grants for young farmers: BFREPA announces Next Generation Programme
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) is to offer grants to help young people working in the sector reach their full potential...
09 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Cobb-Vantress recognises top U.S. performers with flock awards
The annual Cobb-Vantress Flock Awards, the company’s top honour for United States-based customers, were recently awarded to poultry customers with remarkable results in 2017....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Organic sector calls for much clearer contingency measures as Brexit looms
UK - The Organic Trade Board (OTB) and the United Kingdom Organic Certifiers Group (UKOCG) are calling for a clear contingency plan to ensure the continued trade of organic produce with the EU in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit...
08 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 1,000 jobs saved at Banham Poultry in Norfolk
UK - Workers at Banham Poultry in Attleborough are able to continue working thanks to a deal struck with Chesterfield Poultry...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RUMA confirms position on ‘antibiotic-free’ product labelling
UK - RUMA is re-stating its position that while it welcomes efforts to minimise antibiotic use through improved health and welfare, it does not support the use of “Antibiotic-free”, “Reared without antibiotics” and “No antibiotics ever” claims...
05 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Expert panel warns that Brexit trade deals may be the biggest risk to high animal welfare
Future trade deals pose the highest threat to high farm animal welfare standards and protecting British farmers from being undercut by lower standard imports, according to an expert panel at the RSPCA post-Brexit higher welfare debate...
03 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Going for gold
Ross UK 400 Club introduces new Gold Award Scheme to recognise consistent and outstanding EPEF performance...
01 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New research highlights the daily pressures on UK farmers
Farmers are among the UK’s hardest workers – but long hours and a lack of holidays threaten to undermine the health and wellbeing of many working in the industry, an exclusive Farmers Weekly survey reveals...
27 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aid promised to UK farmers affected by extreme weather
Further provisions for livestock farmers struggling to access animal feed were introduced 26 September 2018 with immediate effect...
25 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom A world first: UK food industry commits to a landmark roadmap to halve food waste
UK - The UK’s largest retailers, food producers, manufacturers, and hospitality and food service companies have committed to ambitious milestones laid out in a new ground-breaking industry Food Waste Reduction Roadmap; developed with IGD and WRAP to...
21 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Aviagen® Broiler Handbooks deliver revised flock management information for Arbor Acres®, Indian River® and Ross® brands
Aviagen® is committed to providing up-to-date management information that is used by customers worldwide - and Broiler Handbooks are especially popular sources of knowledge that are relied on by broiler growers. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom DSM and Novozymes launch Balancius™, a major breakthrough in poultry nutrition that significantly increases feed efficiency and digestibility in broilers
An innovation in broilers nutrition, Balancius™ is the first and only microbial muramidase that works in the intestine to improve feed efficiency and increase sustainable product yield....
19 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen UK Broiler Roadshow delivers the latest information on broiler husbandry
Historic 18th century Oulton Hall, near Leeds, was the first venue for Aviagen® UK’s Broiler Roadshow in early September, bringing the latest broiler information and husbandry advice to Ross® growers and other UK industry professionals. ...
18 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Reducing ammonia emissions: UK governments introduces new funding programme
UK - The Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) partnership has launched a new £3 million programme to reduce ammonia emissions from agriculture today (18 September, 2018)...
13 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Meat Processors Association speaks out about Defra progress
UK - The British Meat Processors Association speaks out about Defra's progress in preparing for Brexit...
12 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Post-Brexit Agriculture Bill to promote environmental action
UK - Michael Gove sets out major post-Brexit policy to invest in the environment and "take back control" for farmers after almost 50 years under EU rules...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RSPCA expresses approval that animal welfare standards will not be lowered in new Agricultural Bill
UK - The RSPCA issued a statement on the new post-Brexit Agriculture Bill, expressing their approval of animal welfare standards...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Agricultural Bill falls short, fails to inform farmers, say Bidwells
UK - The long-awaited Agriculture Bill announcement fails to articulate a comprehensive food and farming policy and leaves farmers and landowners no clearer about how they will be supported in the future...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU’s food report delivered to Britain’s politicians
UK - The NFU has today (12 September) launched a food report, 'UK: A Nation United by Food', which will be sent to hundreds of MPs around the country to open up the discussion about the future of food in Britain...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Green Parrty denounces Gove’s live exports U-turn
UK - Speaking today in reaction to Michael Gove’s decision to back off banning live animal exports, despite Vote Leave’s claims during the referendum, Green Party of England and Wales Animal Rights Spokesperson Keith Taylor speaks out...
 
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