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Poultry Industry News: United Kingdom

09 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Proper water pressure, volume essential to good flock performance
Raising commercial chickens successfully requires an adequate water supply. This means enough water pressure and volume to meet flock demands....
06 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Are you using rodenticides correctly?
Farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers are being encouraged to undertake knowledge updates to maintain their professional competence in the use of stewardship-label rodenticides...
05 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Sainsbury's backtracks on chicken welfare
Compassion in World Farming is extremely disappointed to announce that almost eight years after awarding Sainsbury’s with their Good Chicken Award, the retailer has failed to achieve its higher welfare commitments and has formally withdrawn from the...
04 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Rural broadband needs to be a priority in government policy, NFU says
Connectivity and broadband in rural areas has to be boosted if farms are to reach their full potential, the NFU says today as new broadband legislation is laid down in Parliament...
30 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Red Tractor Assurance to launch TV advertising campaign
Red Tractor Assurance will have its own national television advertising campaign later this year for the first time in its history...
29 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Applications now open for the Moredun Foundation Award Scheme
UK - The Moredun Foundation is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the 2018 Moredun Foundation Award Scheme, which provides funding for innovative projects and individuals with an interest in livestock health and welfare...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Single vaccine developed for avian flu and duck enteritis
UK, 28 March 2018 - The Pirbright institute has developed a single vaccine for both avian flu and duck enteritis...
28 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK farming unions set out priorities for next phase of Brexit
The four UK farming unions have agreed a set of priorities for achieving the best Brexit outcome for UK farming...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Reviewed your farm tenancies?
Landlords and tenants should consider reviewing tenancy agreements before Brexit, to ensure they remain fit for purpose, according to the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV)...
27 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Financial certainty in an uncertain world
Farmers are being told to prepare for an uncertain future amid changing consumer trends, Brexit and reductions in support payments. But how can they prepare for the unknown?...
26 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RSPCA Cymru welcome measures to install CCTV in slaughterhouses
Animal welfare charity welcomes news of CCTV installations in Wales' slaughterhouses, but continues to call for mandatory legislation...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Animal welfare enhanced by new code for meat chickens
A welfare code for meat chickens has been updated today as part of a programme of reforms to safeguard and enhance the welfare of animals...
24 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom One step closer to CCTV in all Welsh slaughterhouses
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed a statement from the Welsh Government which hints at future legislation to introduce CCTV in Welsh slaughterhouses...
21 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom ‘Comprehensive’ policy needed as NFU begins member consultation
A comprehensive, whole-Government approach is needed for a successful domestic agricultural policy, the NFU says as it begins consulting with its members on a new policy this week...
20 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU response to UK and EU agreed-upon terms for Brexit transition period
The NFU has given a cautious welcome to details of a 21-month transitional period as part of the agreement to the UK leaving the EU...
19 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Welfare concerns over new footage from UK poultry farm
Footage has emerged which claims to show the horrific conditions endured by 500,000 chickens that lay eggs for the UK’s largest egg producer and supermarkets...
15 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU welcomes PM’s ambition to deliver a successful farming policy
The NFU President has welcomed Wednesdays (14 March) comments from the Prime Minister which acknowledged the ‘historic opportunity’ the government has to deliver a farming policy that will work for the whole food industry...
13 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Bill passed in Kansas House to allow large-scale poultry operations
TOPEKA — The Kansas House gave final passage Monday to a bill that would allow large, factory-scale poultry feeding operations to do business in Kansas, reports Peter Hancock for the Lawrence Journal-World...
09 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Where next for UK and Irish livestock science and production?
Post-Brexit future under the spotlight at major animal science conference...
06 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Beware business rate bills, warns CAAV
Farmers and landowners could face higher business rate bills by making minor changes to their businesses, the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers has warned...
05 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Get ready for change at the British Pig & Poultry Fair
Farmers face a lot of uncertainty in the coming years, but armed with the best advice from the industry’s top leaders they will be able to make the most of any opportunities which lie ahead...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU calls for detail on food and drink sector after Brexit
Brexit negotiations must deliver detail for largest manufacturing sector – food and drink, says NFU....
28 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Monitoring animal welfare at slaughter with new CCTV leglislation
Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) to hold one day seminar ahead of new legislation coming into force....
27 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape future farming policy
Reducing direct payments could free up £150 million for the environment and other public goods. Agriculture will see a transition period of a number of years to help farmers plan for the future. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Public goods of animal health and welfare must be at heart of new agricultural policy
The BVA issues response to the Environment Secretary's proposals regarding a "Green Brexit."...
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