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24 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Download the New RB209 Today, AHDB Recommends
UK - The new AHDB Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) is now available to download as app and interactive digital versions....
17 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Report Highlights Eggs as 'Nature's Multivitamin'
UK - A new research review has concluded that the humble egg’s unique combination of high quality protein and essential vitamins and minerals means it should be termed ‘Nature’s multivitamin’. ...
09 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Easter Egg Sales Outstrip Chocolate Eggs
UK - More than twice as many real eggs than chocolate eggs were eaten over the Easter weekend, according to data estimates released by the British Egg Industry Council....
05 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Avian Flu Found in Chickens in Lancashire Farm
UK - Restrictions have been put in place around a Thornton-Cleveleys farm after bird flu was detected....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Edible Insects Could Play Key Role in Cutting Harmful Emissions
UK - Eating insects instead of beef could help tackle climate change by reducing harmful emissions linked to livestock production, research suggests....
03 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Did Medieval Religious Rules Drive Domestic Chicken Evolution?
UK - Chickens were domesticated from Asian jungle fowl around 6000 years ago. Since domestication they have acquired a number of traits that are valuable to humans, including those concerning appearance, reduced aggression and faster egg-laying, although...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry Farm Incomes Fall as Farmers Battle Lower Prices
UK - Poultry farm income fell 16 per cent to average £107,000 per business in 2016, according to latest statistics from the Farm Business Survey. Falling broiler and free range egg prices hit bottom lines across the sector and forced businesses to take...
26 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Speedy Egg Breakfasts That Pack Protein Punch
UK - For a healthy breakfast on the go, it’s easy to default to what’s on the coffee shop shelf on the way to work, but British Lion eggs has proved that it’s just as easy to make your own speedy egg breakfasts at home....
24 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen EPI Appoints Kris Van Daele as Regional Technical Manager
Kris Van Daele will be responsible for coordinating Aviagen EPI’s customer support team, communicating best practices through the company’s “global reach, local touch” ethos. After a three-year career in a broiler integration, he joined Aviagen...
19 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom BFREPA Says RSPCA Should Focus on Hen Welfare
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) says the RSPCA’s decision to press ahead with the implementation of aerial perching on its Freedom Foods free range egg units could be detrimental to bird welfare. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Removal of Requirement to House Birds in Higher Risk Areas from 13 April
UK - Defra has announced that all poultry in England are to be allowed outside from Thursday, 13 April, following updated evidence on the risk posed by wild birds....
13 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Entries Open for 2017 Free Range Awards
UK - With Easter and eggs on the mind, the British Free Range Egg Producers Association is calling for nominations for the 2017 Free Range Egg Awards....
11 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Free Range Hens Back Outside for Easter
UK - The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), which represents more than 95 per cent of UK free range egg production, has welcomed Defra’s announcement that the risk of avian influenza has reduced sufficiently for all free range hens in England to be...
05 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Map Highlights Real-time Parasite Risks in Local Areas
UK - Livestock farmers, vets and SQP’s will be able to get up to date parasite information in their local area thanks to the monitoring of worm, fluke and fly levels on 18 farms across the UK....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Farming Needs to Justify Support Post-Brexit
UK - The UK farming sector must put forward a strong case for continued support from public funds once the UK leaves the EU or it might lose out. ...
04 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Lion Eggs Launches New Recipes App
UK - British Lion eggs has launched a new version of its popular Egg Recipes app, giving egg enthusiasts fingertip access to hundreds of shareable recipes and videos, as well as a built in egg-timer to ensure the perfect boiled or poached egg every time....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Brexit Under Discussion Between IFA, UK Farming Unions
UK - IFA President Joe Healy attended a meeting of UK farm leaders hosted by the Ulster Farmers’ Union in Co Down last week to discuss the implications of Brexit and to co-ordinate the approach of farm leaders to the negotiations....
31 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Farming Unions Agree Govt Should Delay Complex Digital Tax Plans
UK - The UK’s four farming unions are calling on Government to delay the new Making Tax Digital scheme for farm businesses, many of whom will find it almost impossible to access....
28 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Chicken Study Reveals Key Hurdle for Campylobacter Vaccine Effort
UK - New University of Liverpool research reveals that the immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter during their short lifespan. The findings have important implications in the challenge towards developing...
24 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Lion Eggs Launches Lecture Plan
UK - British Lion eggs, in association with Westminster Kingsway College, has created and launched a lecture plan to help catering students learn everything they need to know about sourcing, cooking and serving eggs and egg products....
22 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFUS Urges Shoppers to Buy Scottish Amid ‘Rotten’ Brazilian Meat Claims
SCOTLAND, UK - Following the news that Brazilian meat processors are selling ‘rotten’ meat, NFU Scotland believes that the integrity of meat being sold in the European and UK market must be protected. ...
09 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU Says Collaboration Pivotal to Successful Food Supply Chain Post-Brexit
UK - NFU Deputy President Minette Batters told an audience of policymakers within the UK food supply chain that the integrity of British produce must be the focus pre and post-Brexit....
07 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Avian Influenza and Free Range Eggs: What's the Latest?
UK - Chief executive of the British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) Robert Gooch has issued a statement regarding avian influenza and its threat to the UK's free range egg sector....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Supporting Future Leaders of the Poultry Industry
UK - Five young poultry farmers from across the country have secured places on a prestigious training scheme run by a major retailer....
06 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry Farm Sets Up Lasers to Guard its Organic Hens from Bird Flu
An organic egg farm in England has set up a novel method of protecting its hens from bird flu allowing them to stay outdoors. Chris McCullough investigates. ...
 
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