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05 November 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Imported Turkey Cuts Pose Threat to Traditional UK Sector
UK - Increasing sales of cheap imported ‘butterflies’ rather than whole birds pose a threat to the future of the traditional turkey sector, warns Paul Kelly, managing director of leading UK producer Kelly Turkeys....
04 November 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK's Agri-Environment Scheme is Too Confusing, Say Farmers
UK - Farmers and growers say the new agri-environment scheme in the UK is too complex to take part in, according to a new survey by the NFU....
03 November 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How Can Volatility be Managed on the Farm?
ANALYSIS - One of the biggest threats and challenges to farmers today is the volatility of the market....
02 November 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Avian Influenza Roadshow to Prepare Northern Ireland's Farmers
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - The Ulster Farmers’ Union will host the Poultry Health and Welfare Group’s educational avian influenza roadshow on the 27th November....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Survey Shows Egg Consumers Less Concerned Over Cholesterol
UK - New independent research has shown that concerns over cholesterol and eggs are fast disappearing, the British Egg Information Service has reported....
29 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Chicken Study Shows Evolution Can Happen Quickly
UK - A new study from the University of Oxford looking at chickens overturns the popular assumption that evolution is only visible over long time scales....
28 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Antibiotics Report Criticised for Ignoring Progress on Animal Use
UK - The All Party Parliamentary Group on Antibiotics has released a report into the use of antibiotics outside of human medicine, but it has faced criticism related to the use of the drugs in animal health....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Scottish Farm Census Shows Big Drop in Poultry Production
SCOTLAND, UK - The latest set of figures on farming in Scotland shows large falls in the number of chickens and in the area growing potatoes over the last year....
27 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK, China Team Up to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
UK - A joint fund of £9 million from the research councils of the UK and China will be used to find new ways of tackling antimicrobial resistance....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Recovering From Crisis: Shared Experiences of UK and US Egg Sectors
ANALYSIS - At first sight, the egg industries of the United Kingdom and United States might not have much in common. However, a recent meeting revealed that they have both suffered major crises and are constantly challenged by regulations as well as market...
26 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Welsh Poultry Sector Focussed on Bird Flu Prevention
WALES, UK - Poultry producers got the chance to learn about avian influenza prevention at the NFU Cymru Annual Poultry Conference last week....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom What are the Rules on Supermarket Deals with Suppliers?
UK - A new e-book has been launched to help suppliers to the UK's major supermarkets fully understand the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP), allowing them to be more aware of their rights and breaches of the code by supermarkets....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Royal Summit Shows Help is at Hand for Crisis-Hit UK Farmers
UK - The Prince of Wales joined a summit on Friday looking at ways to help farm businesses suffering from the current adverse market conditions....
21 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Feed Grain Markets Grow in a Shrinking World
ANALYSIS - Stable and, in some cases, even higher stocks and favourable harvests of maize, wheat and other cereals offer livestock producers the prospect of stable feed prices in the coming year, reports Jackie Linden from a recent grain market conference....
17 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Report Links Lancashire Avian Flu Case to Wildfowl
UK - A new report has been released into the causes of the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak that affected a Lancashire farm in July....
07 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen - Nutrition and Feeding
UK - Achieving the correct body composition of broiler breeders in rear and controlling growth in early production is crucial to the performance of the flock....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Efficient and Accurate Screening Solutions for Drug Residues for Vaccines Treating Coccidiosis
UK - Coccidiosis is one of the most prevalent ubiquitous diseases worldwide that affects poultry....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Welsh Poultry Conference to Focus on Avian Flu Threat
WALES, UK - The NFU Cymru annual Poultry Conference will be taking place on Tuesday 20 October at the NFU Cymru office, Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Most British Shoppers Buying Free Range Eggs, Survey Shows
UK - A OnePoll survey released to celebrate British Egg Week shows that 80 per cent of UK shoppers regularly buy free range eggs....
02 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Avian Flu Preparation Meetings to be Held in UK
UK - The UK Poultry Health and Welfare Group (PHWG) will be holding several informative events across Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the next few months, to help poultry farmers be prepared in the event of an outbreak....
30 September 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Farmers Urged to Work in Space
UK - Agricultural firms and farmers across the UK are being urged to apply for multi-million pound grants to work alongside space technology companies on projects to develop new ways of using satellites to improve food productivity....
29 September 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Government Pushes for More Local Food Labelling
UK - The government is calling on food producers and shops to give more information on labels about where in Britain their food comes from, as new research shows that almost 80 per cent of people see buying local food as a top priority....
25 September 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Chicken Market Growth Threatened by Campylobacter Fears
UK - The UK poultry market continued to expand at an impressive rate in 2014, but this upward trend is being threatened by recent revelations regarding the prevalence of campylobacter in supermarket chicken, according to a new Poultry report from market...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Bloggers on Board for British Egg Week
UK - British Lion eggs is challenging a group of top bloggers to celebrate British Egg Week (5-11 October) by creating a classic egg recipe with a twist....
23 September 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Farmers Union Anger at SEPA Charging Proposals
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has slammed proposals from Scotland’s environmental body to significantly hike many of its charges. ...
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