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Poultry Industry News: United Kingdom

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....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Mixed outlook for practical rat control from farmers
UK - In roughly equal measure, concerns and reassurance about rat control on farms have been identified by a recent survey...
23 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Poultry Council issues warning on a no-deal Brexit
UK - As the prospect of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit looms, Britain’s poultry meat sector has warned of the devastating impact on the cost of food if the UK loses essential workers...
18 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 18th Annual Ross UK Flock Awards reward outstanding industry champions
Aviagen® recognised and rewarded 27 winners at the 18th Ross® UK Flock Awards, held at Tewkesbury Park in Gloucestershire on May 30, 2018. The champions of the Flock Awards are breeder managers, hatchery managers and rearing farm managers....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 29 workers killed on farms this year
To mark the start of Farm Safety Week (16-20 July) HSE has announced its latest report Great Britain 2017/2018 showing the annual fatal injuries in agriculture...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Video: HSE releases annual agriculture fatality figures
The agricultural industry still has the highest rate of fatal injury in Great Britain according to the latest statistics released today by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)...
17 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU members share good practice during Farm Safety Week
UK - Farmers are this week taking to social media to champion Farm Safety Week, highlighting one thing they will do to make their farm safer and encouraging others to do the same...
16 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Farm safety experts pledge to halve accidental deaths
UK - Farming is a dangerous occupation, but British and Irish rural industries workers are alert to this and will use Farm Safety Week 2018 to show how work practices are improving...
13 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK farming unions respond to Government Brexit white paper
UK - Following the publication of the Brexit white paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU, the Presidents of the four UK farming unions have issued a joint statement...
12 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Defra: Review proposes radical changes to regulation of farming
A major simplification of the way we regulate farming has been proposed in an interim report published today by Dame Glenys Stacey, chair of the farm inspection and regulation review (FIRR)...
11 July 2018
10 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU and Crimestoppers launch new Rural Crime Reporting Line
The NFU has today launched a new service for farmers and the public to give information anonymously about rural crime, in partnership with the charity Crimestoppers...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Ready Meals - ready in minutes, but not ready for the future
Despite the rapid growth of interest in plant-based eating, Eating Better found that meat still dominates the ready meal aisles but the provenance and quality of the meat is often unclear...
09 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Dutch egg safety report shows need for higher standards
UK - Producers of British Lion eggs are calling on the EU to raise egg safety standards across Europe in light of a new Dutch Government report into the fipronil in eggs scandal, which highlighted insufficient food safety standards...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RSPCA must “step up to the plate” to help free range producers meet new perching rules, says BFREPA
UK - The chief executive of the British Free Range Egg Producers Association has called on RSPCA Assured to help its members meet new hen perching requirements...
06 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Moy Park Ross 400 Club Members achieve great goals
New Moy Park members welcomed to Ross 400 Club...
05 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU President writes to Prime Minister ahead of Chequers meeting
NFU President Minette Batters has written to the Prime Minister calling for clarity and consistency across Government for a Brexit that backs British food production...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New figures show continued focus on farm safety is needed
The NFU, together with other agricultural organisations, is continuing to work with farmers to focus on improving their health and safety on farm and making changes for the better, as new figures from the Health and Safety Executive show that farming...
04 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom The world of opportunity: Early bird tickets take flight for OFC
UK - The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) has launched its ticket sales for its 2019 event with a limited number of discounted early bird tickets available until 31st August 2018...
03 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RSPCA praises Nestlé as food business commits to improving chicken welfare
UK - The RSPCA is celebrating news that international food business Nestlé is the latest company to commit to a significant improvement in meat chicken welfare....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Megafarms are “the way that we’re going to feed the country”, reports The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Growing consumer demand for chicken meat could lead to an increase in the number of industrial-scale poultry farms being built across the UK, the head of Britain’s influential poultry lobby has warned...
02 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Union calls for pig and poultry to be prioritised in CO2 shortage
NFU Scotland write to Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy ...
28 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Pirbright develops a new viral vectored poultry vaccine
Researchers at The Pirbright Institute have developed a recombinant vaccine which is effective against Marek’s disease (MD) and infectious bursal disease (IBD) using a new viral vector...
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