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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...


UK livestock face multiple mycotoxin threats

Livestock in the UK are facing multiple mycotoxin challenges in the feeds they consume and farmers are being warned to adopt a new approach. That’...


27 December 2014 | News,Poultry
Research aims to improve egg producers margins by reducing second quality eggs

The British Free Range Egg Producers’ Association (BFREPA) have commissioned research into ways of reducing the number of seconds in the egg supply ch...


23 December 2014 | Feed and Forage,News,Poultry
Methionine shortage causes problems for feed manufacturers

Methionine, the raw material used in poultry feeds is in short supply, and is causing problems for feed manufacturers, and in turn for poultry farmers...


H5 avian influenza confirmed in Washington State

A pathogenic H5 avian influenza has been discovered in wild birds in Whatcom County, Washington. Two separate virus strains were identified: HPAI H...


Avian flu to 'shake up' 2015 poultry trade

Global issues such as avian flu and trade restrictions remain on the horizon for 2015 and will have a big impact on global poultry trade. Regions a...


UK farmer confidence falling, according to new survey

Falling farmgate prices and market price volatility have contributed to a drop in farmer confidence, a new survey by the NFU has revealed. After th...


11 December 2014 | News,Poultry
Egg producers feed costs rising again after series of monthly falls

An unexpected jump in the price of feed has hit egg producers’ finances after a series of falls in feed costs had taken some of the pressure off farm ...


3 December 2014 | Appointments,News,Poultry
Association elects new chairman

The British Free Range Egg Producers’ Association (BFREPA) has a new chairman, following the election of Myles Thomas to the association’s top positio...


3 December 2014 | News,Poultry
Association calls for decisive lockdowns in future AI outbreaks

Leading figures in the free range egg industry want the United Kingdom to take much more deci-sive action against avian influenza outbreaks. They r...


Lincolnshire chicken plant reconstruction 'deeply depressing', says animal group

The reconstruction of two farms which, last year, were destroyed by a tidal surge and led to the deaths of 700,000 chickens has been described as 'dee...


27 November 2014 | Meat Processing,News,Poultry
70% of chicken tests positive for campylobacter, FSA announces

70% of chickens tested positive for the presence of campylobacter, the Food Standards Agency has today announced. The cumulative results from the f...


Vets welcome Defra avian flu publication

Wild birds are one possible source of the H5N8 avian flu outbreak in East Yorkshire. That is why Defra are advising poultry keepers to follow good pra...



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6 January 2015 | Poultry
Making the grade!

Making the grade!

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

Pig and poultry farmers warned about dis...

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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...

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

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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 ...

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Using lighting for Free Range Hens

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When should a free range pullet be allow...

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Gapeworms hit free range flocks

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

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

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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...


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Can 100% Organic Diets Work For Poultry?

Can 100% Organic Diets Work For Poultry?

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Report - My Poultry Day by Day

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SEPRA Market Report - 23rd January 2015

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