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1 April 2015| News,Poultry,Supermarkets

1 April 2015 | News,Poultry,Supermarkets
Tesco offer feed tracker contracts to egg producers

Noble Foods is launching a new tracker contract that will insure egg producers against volatile movements in feed costs. The new contract is the re...


30 March 2015 | News,Poultry
Scottish Government - Beak trim ban 'Unrealistic'

Poultry experts within the Scottish Government feel it is unlikely that the ban on beak trimming will go ahead next year. The Government is this ye...


UK butchers face difficulties to recruit as numbers fall

Butchers in the UK are losing a generation through lack of training opportunities, according to a new report. A report commissioned by EBLEX highli...


Hogg prices being supported by tightening supplies in Europe

Despite the strength of sterling, Scottish producer prices for hoggs are being supported by a tightening of supplies in the UK and across the major Eu...


6 March 2015 | News,Poultry
MP raises egg industry concerns on transatlantic trade deal

Fears about the impact that a proposed transatlantic trade agreement could have on British egg producers have been raised in the House of Commons. ...


5 March 2015 | Cattle,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep
Keep dogs and livestock safe, urges NFU

The NFU has joined forces with The Kennel Club to make countryside dog walks safer and more stress free for both pet dogs and farm animals, by creatin...


The future for Freedom Food is RSPCA Assured

This month FarmingUK spoke to an enthusiastic Jeremy (Jez) Cooper, CEO of Freedom Food about their re-branding and the future of the organisation. Imp...


27 February 2015 | News,Poultry
Hendrix Genetics and MTech-Systems agree on worldwide working partnership

Hendrix Genetics is to adopt computer software from MTech-Systems for improved management of its worldwide livestock breeding facilities. Under th...


'Unacceptable' levels of contamination in supermarket chickens

73% of fresh chickens on sale in supermarkets in the UK are contaminated with the food poisoning bug campylobacter, according to the latest tests by t...


Glasgow scientists tackle animal diseases with US counterparts

Scientists in Glasgow are working with colleagues at Kansas State University to tackle animal diseases caused by bunyaviruses. The University has r...


Government reveals economic plan for farming sector

An economic plan for the food and farming sector that will ensure 'this thriving industry continues to grow and create jobs' has been revealed by Envi...


24 February 2015 | News,Poultry
Associations new tractability test gets maiden run

The British Free Range Egg Producers’ Association (BFREPA) has begun a programme of egg testing using a new isotope fingerprinting technique. BFREP...


'British beef to US and British poultry to China', Truss tells farmers

Getting quality British poultry products into China and securing a better deal for UK farmers from the EU were just a couple of topics discussed when ...


Pathogen-free feed 'key to reducing mortality in turkeys'

Controlling pathogens in turkey feed can cut total flock mortality by 1% according to data being presented by pathogen control specialist Anitox at th...


16 February 2015 | News,Poultry,Property News
Free Range Producer of the Year becomes Association vice-chairman

James Baxter’s family farm is located near Stranraer on Scotland’s beautiful south west coast. “Winning the BREFPA award is testament to all our ha...



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