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Poultry Industry News: United Kingdom

12 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU’s food report delivered to Britain’s politicians
UK - The NFU has today (12 September) launched a food report, 'UK: A Nation United by Food', which will be sent to hundreds of MPs around the country to open up the discussion about the future of food in Britain...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Green Parrty denounces Gove’s live exports U-turn
UK - Speaking today in reaction to Michael Gove’s decision to back off banning live animal exports, despite Vote Leave’s claims during the referendum, Green Party of England and Wales Animal Rights Spokesperson Keith Taylor speaks out...
11 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Training the future of the poultry industry
Aviagen EMEA Production management school sets out to boost breeder performance and economic returns for customers....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Red Tractor bid to become British food and farming flagship
UK - A new million pound TV advertising campaign launched by Red Tractor will help raise its profile and that of the thousands of farmers behind the assurance scheme and the high standards they adhere to, the NFU said today...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Nutriad opens refurbished UK office
Global feed additive leader Nutriad, recently opened its refurbished and renovated offices in Chester (UK), home of the paltability centre of excellence for the global group. ...
06 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Could Brexit's effect on British poultry divide the rich and poor?
UK - A no deal Brexit risks creating a dangerous two tier food system that divides the rich and the poor, with the less well-off forced to accept lower standards, warns a major new report from a leading UK think-tank...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom A matter of DNA: tests find some meat products are not from the animals on the label
Figures released by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in response to a Freedom of Information request show that spot checks are finding four cases a week in which meat is being sold illegally under false pretences. Andrew Wasley, Bureau of Investigative...
03 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Get cracking for British Egg Week 2018
This year British Egg Week takes place between 8 and 14 October and British Lion eggs has created a toolkit to help retailers, wholesalers, food manufacturers and caterers make the most of the week...
30 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Traditional turkey production in a modern world
UK - Paul Kelly and his family have been perfecting the art of rearing flawless turkeys for nearly half a century and have become a household name for producing high quality turkeys for the Christmas season...
29 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom The Lakes Free Range Egg Company receives Queen's award
UK - The Lakes Free Range Egg Company received their Queens Award for Sustainable Development from Cumbria’s Lord Lieutenant on Friday (24th August)...
28 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British egg sales and recognition on the rise
British Lion eggs are in good health, with the latest figures showing retail sales continuing to rise for the twelfth year in a row, and consumer recognition of the Lion mark significantly higher than other food marks...
16 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Conference tackles antibiotic resistance in food-producing animals
Leading figures in the UK animal health and food sectors speak at groundbreaking conference to tackle antibiotic resistance in meat and egg production...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New code for UK laying hens and pullets issued
Earlier this month the UK updated and issued a new welfare code for laying hens and pullets. The update is part of a programme of reforms designed to enhance the welfare of animals...
14 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Price increase “desperately needed” as British egg producers are pushed to the brink
Free range egg producers in Britain are calling for an immediate price increase as the cost of feed continues to rise...
13 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Lion eggs welcome compensation news
The British Egg Industry Council has welcomed the news that the victims of a salmonella outbreak in the UK linked to German eggs will be awarded £275,000...
08 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Putting the egg in Brexit: ‘Breggsit’ storm brewing as businesses encouraged to prepare
UK - Food businesses across the UK are being encouraged to ‘trust the Lion’ and rely on British Lion eggs and egg products – for both surety of supply and food safety - ahead of the UK’s departure from the European Union in March 2019...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK animal welfare enhanced by new code for laying hens and pullets
The welfare code for laying hens has today been updated as part of a programme of reforms to safeguard and enhance the welfare of animals...
06 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Yorkshire Relish
East Yorks-based Soanes Poultry rejoices in its new membership in the Ross® 400 Club...
01 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Keeping an eye on poultry health: introducing the UK's new Chief Veterinary Officer
UK, 1 August 2018: Find out what the key priorities will be for Christine Middlemiss in her first year as the UK's Chief Veterinary Officer...
30 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Interim report shows UK farming’s progress towards antibiotic use targets
UK - RUMA has released a half-year summary of the UK farming industry’s progress towards achieving 2020 targets for antibiotic use in each of eight different livestock sectors...
28 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Research could lead to low cost infectious bronchitis vaccine production
UK - A research team led by Dr Erica Bickerton at The Pirbright Institute has genetically modified an infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) vaccine strain so that it can be grown in cell cultures in the lab rather than in hen eggs, which could make vaccine...
27 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU calls agricultural drought summit as heatwave bites
The NFU is seeking urgent action to address the crippling impact of the dry, hot weather on farms across the country...
26 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Newcastle disease outbreak: APHA increases risk from low to medium in UK
UK - Following recent outbreaks of Newcastle disease (ND) in Belgium and other European countries the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has advised that the risk of disease has increased from low to medium...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom The Aviagen UK Broiler Roadshow: coming to a venue near you!
Join the show that helps your broilers grow for success....
25 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry keepers urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease
Poultry keepers across the United Kingdom have been urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease following reported cases in flocks across Europe....
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