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Poultry Industry News: United Kingdom

20 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Wake up to British Egg Week
UK - With British Egg Week 2017 (9-15 October) coming up, British Lion eggs has developed a toolkit to help retailers, food manufacturers and caterers to make the most of the week....
18 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Industry Calls for Urgent Action on Organic Derogations
UK - The NFU, NPA and stakeholders across the industry(1) are urging the European Commission to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry which are coming to an end on 31 December 2017....
14 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK can Officially Call Itself Bird Flu Free; Chief Vet Sounds Caution
UK - UK poultry keepers have been urged to remain vigilant for signs of avian influenza even though the UK has met all international requirements to declare itself free from the disease, Chris McCullough reports....
13 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Collaborative thinking puts students on course at latest breeder module
Students were encouraged to work collaboratively and apply best practices to solve realistic and challenging breeder management scenarios at the sixth Aviagen® Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Production Management School, Breeder Module. ...
11 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Call for Brexit to Revolutionise Sustainable Farming
UK - Brexit should be used as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end industrialised farming in the UK and make a radical shift towards more sustainable smallholdings and allotments, University of Sussex Professor Dave Goulson has said....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Grave Concern Over Rise in Animals Killed Without Stunning, Say Vets
UK - The number of animals killed without pre-stunning has risen sharply, according to analysis by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) of the latest survey released by the Food Standards Agency (FSA)....
07 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Protecting longer-life layers against infectious bronchitis
With many laying hens now remaining in production up to 500 days, it’s time to rethink infectious bronchitis (IB) protection protocols, says Dieter Vancraeynest, DVM, PhD, a poultry veterinarian at Zoetis....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Ceva details latest poultry “Vaccinology” approach claiming simple vaccination is no longer enough
At WVPA Congress, Edinburgh, the company outlines its latest innovations, in vaccines, equipment, services and quality certification....
06 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry Keepers Urged to Prepare for Winter Avian Flu Threat
UK - All poultry keepers across the UK are being urged to remain vigilant to the threat of bird flu and take action now to reduce the risk to their flocks and the wider poultry industry this winter in a joint call from the Chief Vets of Wales, Scotland,...
14 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Mandatory CCTV in Slaughterhouses 'Huge Win for Animal Welfare', Says BVA
UK - The Government’s plan to introduce mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in England is a huge win for animal health and welfare, following years of campaigning by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Veterinary Public Health Association...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Contaminated Dutch Eggs Should be Wake-up Call for Retailers, Says BFREPA
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) is calling on retailers to change their egg sourcing policies after 700,000 contaminated Dutch eggs made it in to the UK food chain....
11 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Egg Processors Criticise Buying Policies of UK’s Major Supermarkets
UK - British egg processors have criticised the buying policies of the UK’s major supermarkets after several of them have been forced to withdraw products from sale because they contain non-UK eggs contaminated with residues of Fipronil, which is unauthorised...
09 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Consumers Should Always Look for British Lion Mark on Eggs, Says BEIC
UK - The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) has issued a statement regarding the Dutch egg scandal, noting that approximately 180 farms, including egg farms, in the Netherlands have had restrictions imposed preventing them from moving eggs, manure and...
07 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Boehringer Ingelheim is a Diamond plus partner for WVPAC 2017
After acquiring the animal health leader, Merial, in January 2017; Boehringer Ingelheim delivers an extensive and innovative portfolio of products and services to prevent disease, improve health, and productivity for animals around the world....
02 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Special Invite to all Poultry Vets who are Attending the WVPAC Congress to Join Vetspanel
By completing our web-based questionnaires you will be rewarded with points which can be redeemed for gift vouchers available in your country or transfer it to your Paypal account. You can also choose to donate your rewards to one of the charities we...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Hipra will be present at the XX WVPA Congress - Edinburgh September 2017.
Hipra is proud to be one of the main sponsors of the event, which brings together a large group of specialists in poultry health including researchers, field veterinarians and opinion leaders from around the world. 1200 delegates from 70 different countries...
01 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Chicken Firm Slashes Antibiotic Use Through Holistic Remedies
UK - Experts in poultry health have helped one of the UK’s largest food businesses to slash its antibiotic usage in the past two years, by adopting an holistic approach to animal well-being....
27 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Event Sets Focus for Future R&D in UK Agriculture
UK - Research, development and knowledge exchange experts gathered to discuss priorities and develop lasting collaborative partnerships, to drive innovation and improvement in UK agriculture....
21 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Agro Supply expands range of heat exchangers
Agro Supply – market leader and trendsetter when it comes to heat exchangers (Clima+ units) for poultry farming – expands the range of Clima+ units with high capacity units of 27,000 and 31,000m³/h. ...
17 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Report Says UK Not Ready for Brexit's Impact on Food
UK - The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published by SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex....
12 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen improve their Star Status for Slower-Growing Breeds in the Netherlands
Aviagen® is pleased to announce that its slower-growing breeds, the Ranger Gold™ and the Rambler Ranger™ have been approved for use under the Better Life certification scheme for broilers (Beter Leven keurmerk) in the Netherlands. ...
11 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Egg Sales Crack Six Billion
UK - Egg sales have topped six billion for the first time since modern records began, with soaring sales confirming British shoppers’ growing love affair with eggs....
07 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Cargill Expands Partnership with FareShare
UK - Global agriculture, food and nutrition company Cargill launched a new agreement to supply FareShare, a UK-based organisation fighting hunger by tackling food waste, with fresh chicken every week free of charge. ...
05 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Retailers Encouraged to Support Scottish Food, Farming
SCOTLAND, UK - The opportunities to build a sustainable future for Scottish agriculture was the focus of discussions led by NFU Scotland with supermarket retailers at the Royal Highland Show....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Record turnout for Cobb Charity Shoot to benefit Papworth Hospital
The Cobb Europe Charity Shoot – now an established annual event in the UK poultry industry in aid of Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire – attracted a record turnout from across the sector. ...
 
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