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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...


5 February 2015 | News,NFU,Poultry,Veterinary News
Co-operation from farm to fork discussed

Campylobacter was the main topic for discussion at the Annual NFU Cymru Poultry Conference, as members present heard from Jayne Griffiths, Food Standa...


3 February 2015 | News,Poultry,Veterinary News
Low path AI confirmed in Hampshire

Avian influenza has been confirmed in chickens on a farm in Hampshire - although Government officials say it is a low risk case. The outbreak, whic...


Producers urged to be vigilant as avian flu detected on Hampshire farm

A low severity case of avian flu has been confirmed in chickens at a farm in Hampshire and robust action is being taken to prevent any spread of the d...


Livestock auctioneers confident about future

More than nine out of ten livestock auctioneers expect overall trade to be better or the same during 2015 compared to last year, according to a survey...


27 January 2015 | News,Poultry
Supermarket egg prices fall further as Aldi respond to cuts

The German discount supermarket Aldi has responded to the launch of Asda’s New Year price war by cutting its own egg prices still further. As we re...


6 January 2015 | News,Poultry
Making the grade!

Egg grading is clearly a topic of great importance to free range producers. Maximising the number of Class A eggs they are paid for by a packer or can...


Pig and poultry farmers warned about disease threats

Pig and poultry farmers in the UK have been warned to remain on alert as the threat posed by devastating diseases has increased. For poultry keepe...



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6 January 2015 | Poultry
Making the grade!

Making the grade!

Egg grading is clearly a topic of great importance to free range producers....


5 January 2015 | Poultry
Pig and poultry farmers warned about dis...

Pig and poultry farmers warned about dis...

Pig and poultry farmers in the UK have been warned to remain on alert as th...


11 December 2014 | Poultry
Egg producers feed costs rising again af...

Egg producers feed costs rising again af...

An unexpected jump in the price of feed has hit egg producers’ finances aft...


27 November 2014 | Poultry
70% of chicken tests positive for campyl...

70% of chicken tests positive for campyl...

70% of chickens tested positive for the presence of campylobacter, the Food...


23 October 2014 | Poultry
Radiant barrier benefits now spanning th...

Radiant barrier benefits now spanning th...

New orders from Uganda and Fiji bring to 16 the number of countries now ado...


9 October 2014 | Poultry
Family team scoops up major national win

Family team scoops up major national win

Lincolnshire family business, LJ Fairburn & Son has beaten major corporates...


8 October 2014 | Poultry
EU warns UK on egg cascading

EU warns UK on egg cascading

The process of cascading eggs occurs when egg packers have too much of one ...


6 October 2014 | Poultry
Love Free Range Eggs campaign asks ‘how ...

Love Free Range Eggs campaign asks ‘how ...

Free range egg farmers are urging the public to scramble, poach and boil th...


5 October 2014 | Poultry
Are the lights going out on colony egg?

Are the lights going out on colony egg?

With sales of free range outstripping those of other production methods, on...


17 September 2014 | Poultry
Russian ban won't derail bullish poultry...

Russian ban won't derail bullish poultry...

The global outlook for the poultry industry is bullish for the remainder of...


8 September 2014 | Poultry
Buy British message as study highlights ...

Buy British message as study highlights ...

A new scientific study has highlighted the success of attempts to reduce sa...


2 September 2014 | Poultry
Scientist issue egg shelf life warning

Scientist issue egg shelf life warning

Scientists have warned the European Union that extending the shelf life of ...


2 September 2014 | Poultry
Can 100% organic diets work for poultry?

Can 100% organic diets work for poultry?

Jason Gittins, ADAS

Organic diets for poultry may need to be formulated ...


7 August 2014 | Poultry
Unmasking the packer price!

Unmasking the packer price!

Free range egg producers are being invited to help create a new monthly com...


25 June 2014 | Poultry
Organic egg production facing 'impending...

Organic egg production facing 'impending...

John Retson, former chairman of the British Free Range Egg Producers’ Assoc...


13 December 2013 | Poultry
Welfare groups call for colony cages to ...

Welfare groups call for colony cages to ...

Demand for free range eggs will continue to grow in 2014 despite recent "in...


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Using lighting for Free Range Hens

Using lighting for Free Range Hens

Although hens have been domesticated, their response to the daylength is th...


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When should a free range pullet be allow...

When should a free range pullet be allow...

Not only has this dilemma caused much soul-searching for parents of teenage...


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Gapeworms hit free range flocks

Gapeworms hit free range flocks

While gamekeepers are constantly on the lookout for an attack of gapeworms ...


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48 things you can do to stop your hens p...

48 things you can do to stop your hens p...

Bristol University have come up with 48 points which may help any free rang...


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Spy In The Bag - Laying Hen Nutrition

Spy In The Bag - Laying Hen Nutrition

Ever wondered what’s in your hens feed but were too afraid to ask? In...


4 September 2014| Views 1198
Can 100% Organic Diets Work For Poultry?

Can 100% Organic Diets Work For Poultry?

Jason Gittins from ADAS investigates


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Report - My Poultry Day by Day

Report - My Poultry Day by Day

This was written at the turn of the 20th century, it contains a wealth of p...


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SEPRA Market Report - 23rd January 2015

SEPRA Market Report - 23rd January 2015

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