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Poultry Industry News: United Kingdom

15 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New apprenticeship launched by British poultry industry
The British poultry industry has today launched a new apprenticeship standard for poultry workers, creating a pipeline to bring skilled workers into the sector and developing existing skills and talent...
14 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Developing a UK policy Framework for farming post-Brexit
The UK Farming Roundtable has agreed a list of principles that it believes should guide policy development and implementation once the UK leaves the EU...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom CCTV in English abattoirs now mandatory
Official Veterinarians will have unlimited access to footage within abattoirs based in England...
11 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Victims of modern slavery in Northern Ireland's poultry and eggs sector
A new report about modern slavery in the UK from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) finds potential victims in Northern Ireland are most often found working in the poultry and eggs sector...
10 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen UK hosts Nippon Chunky delegation in Scotland
Aviagen® UK recently extended a warm welcome to longstanding customer Nippon Chunky, Japan’s exclusive Ross® distributor, who visited Edinburgh on April 16 and 17. ...
08 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British farmers should be the supplier of choice to the UK market, says NFU
The NFU has released its vision for a sustainable, profitable and progressive future for farm businesses in response to Defra’s consultation on a domestic agriculture policy which closes today...
04 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Alan Thomson appointed as General Manager for Aviagen UK Limited
Aviagen® UK Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Thomson as the company’s new General Manager with effect from 1 May 2018, succeeding Graeme Dear, who is retiring. ...
03 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Rise in farming incomes as highest productivity ever is recorded for the sector
Total farming income and productivity are on the rise, latest estimates for 2017 show...
02 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom AB Agri named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces
AB Agri Limited has been recognised as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in the latest Great Place to Work survey...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen features ‘Committed to the UK industry’ theme at 2018 Pig and Poultry Fair
Aviagen® looks forward to welcoming UK customers, 400 Club members and Flock Awards winners as well as industry associates to its Stand no.1 in Hall 3 during this year’s Pig & Poultry Fair, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, from 15 – 16 May....
01 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom BPS 2018 applications due in the next two weeks
More than 35,000 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 applications have been submitted since the application window for the scheme opened on 13 March...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Engage with farmers to deliver change, NFU tells Defra Secretary of State
Farmers need to be at the heart of a future domestic agricultural policy with food production at its core, NFU President Minette Batters has said to the Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove today...
25 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Bright outlook for pig and poultry producers
Pig and poultry producers are looking forward to a bright couple of years ahead, according to a new survey by the British Pig & Poultry Fair...
24 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development goes to The Lakes Free Range Egg Company
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company has been recognised by The Queen’s Award for Enterprise - one of the most prestigious business awards programmes in the world. ‘The Lakes’ achieved their award in the Sustainable Development category...
19 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Eat less and better meat and dairy, say campaigners
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom No-touch meat packaging for millennials
Sainsbury's has announced that it will be introducing no-touch packaging for their chicken pieces in May 2018...
18 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Countryside must not become a ‘soft target’, NFU tells police chiefs
NFU President Minette Batters will urge Chief Constables to ensure farms and rural communities do not become a ‘soft target’ for criminals, in an address to the National Police Chiefs Council...
17 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU South East prepared to respond to government on future farm policy
Hundreds of NFU South East members have come forward to help the NFU respond to government plans for future farm policy, which currently fails to recognise the vital role of food production, reports the NFU...
12 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Pirbright research to boost vaccine production
Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have received money which will enable research into boosting vaccine yields by up to ten fold...
10 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK agriculture must innovate before Brexit, warns CAAV
Farming must adapt quickly to remain competitive after Brexit, increasing productivity through innovation and enlisting younger, more highly trained farmers to bring renewed leadership to the sector...
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...
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