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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Face Leads Union's Poultry Working Group
SCOTLAND, UK - Two Aberdeenshire farmers are to head up NFU Scotland’s pigs and poultry working groups after the long-serving chairmen of both groups recently stepped down....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Campaign Shows How Eggs Can Reduce Food Waste
UK - British Lion eggs has partnered with WRAP to highlight the role of eggs in helping to use up leftovers and reduce food waste....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Norfolk's Poultry Academy Welcomes First Students
UK - A regional pilot poultry academy in Norfolk has welcomed its first students....
Monday, March 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Poultry Feed Prices Continue to Slide
UK - While compound feed prices are well below their peak of about one year ago, it is sobering to note that they are 87, 76 and 97 per cent higher, respectively, for cattle/calf, pigs and poultry rations than at the start of 2006, writes Jackie Linden....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom No Need to Limit Egg Intake, According to New Health Study
UK - A new nutrition research paper entitled "Dietary cholesterol, heart disease risk and cognitive dissonance" has been published, adding to the growing body of evidence that suggests there is no need to limit egg consumption....
Friday, March 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Animal Welfare Group Takes Back Food Retailer's Award
UK - The Co-operative Food group says its brand of chickens enjoy lower stocking densities than required for Red Tractor Farm Assurance and offered by the country's larger supermarket chains. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen Breeds Industry Experts with Production Management School
SCOTLAND, UK - Aviagen has again raised the bar in global poultry industry training with the latest module of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Production Management School, focusing on 'Optimising Broiler Performance', which recently took place...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Smoking/Animal Protein Link is 'Triumph of Media Spin', Says NHS
UK – The National Health Service (NHS) has described as ‘unsupported’ media claims that high protein diets are as bad for human health as smoking....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Agricultural Policy Timetable Outlined in Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Government is currently seeking views from farmers and other stakeholders on how the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) should be implemented in Scotland and how farm payments should be distributed over the next seven years....
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Knowing What is in Medicated Feed Just Makes Sense
UK - Animal feed processors and meat producers can increase confidence in food safety by testing for drug residues at the point of feed supply according to Randox Food Diagnostics. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Exclusion Grilles: Key to Good Manners
UK - The use of exclusion feeders in the broiler breeder house is now essential for male and female body weight control throughout production, according to Aviagen....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Farmers Union Urges Retailers to Value British Food More
UK - The NFU is urging supermarkets not to devalue food by entering into price wars which have the potential to undermine British farmers and growers’ businesses....
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Farmers Call for Govt to Invest to Close Food Gap
UK - Consistent and long-term investment allowances, and better taxation tools are just some of the key areas the NFU is urging the Chancellor of the Exchequer to address in next week’s 2014 Budget – in a bid to help agriculture invest, grow and thrive....
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Try a New Recipe for Pancake Day
UK - To celebrate Pancake Day 2014 - today, 4 March - British Lion eggs has created a new collection of delicious pancake recipes that will turn budding cooks into masterchefs and get your Shrove Tuesday off to a flying start!...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 5m Publishing Expands Its Animal Care Coverage
UK - 5m Publishing is expanding its coverage of animal health and welfare beyond the farm gate....
Monday, March 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Animal Welfare Honours to Professors from Oxford, Cambridge
UK - Professor Marian Dawkins from the University of Oxford and Emeritus Professor Don Broom from Cambridge University are the first people to be honoured with the new Sir Patrick Moore Award by the RSPCA for their work to improve animal welfare....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom TV Campaigner Honoured for Work to Educate Public on Farm Animal Welfare
UK - TV farmer, Jimmy Doherty, has won an RSPCA award for helping to educate the public about farm animal welfare....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Forum to Explore Animal Welfare and the Law
UK - The forthcoming Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) Discussion Forum will explore whether a legal muddle is causing unnecessary suffering to livestock. The Forum will take place in London on 12 May....
Friday, February 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Initiative to Reduce Levels of Campylobacter in Poultry Meat
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU), Food Standards Agency (FSA), Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), processors, retailers, producers and other stakeholders have committed to implementing practical measures from farm to...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New NFU President Elected
UK - Meurig Raymond has been elected the new President of the National Farmers Union....
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Call for EU-NZ Free Trade Agreement
UK - The EU and New Zealand need to open negotiations on a free trade agreement, writes Chris Harris from the National Farmers’ Union Conference in Birmingham....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Vets Warn of Animal Health Dangers from Receding Floodwater
UK - Vets at the British Veterinary Association (BVA) are warning animal owners in flood-stricken areas to be aware of the new dangers posed by receding flood waters....
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Government Promises to Back British Farm Exports
UK - Cutting red tape, encouraging innovation and safeguarding plant and animal health all set the right environment for farm businesses to grow, farming minister George Eustice told the National Farmers’ Union Conference in Birmingham....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Call for Supermarkets to Sell More British Produce
UK – UK supermarkets should listen to British consumers and stock more British food, writes Chris Harris from the annual conference of the National Farmers Union (NFU)....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Recovery Fund for Flooded Farmers
UK - The UK government has set out four key areas for recovery for British farming following the devastation caused by recent floods, reports Chris Harris from the NFU Conference....
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