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30 January 2014 | News,Poultry
Vets urge government to abandon beak tip ban

A number of British poultry vets are writing to Environment Secretary Owen Paterson to urge him to abandon a proposed ban on the use of beak trimming ...


29 January 2014 | News,Poultry
Sainsbury's Farming Award for Best Carbon Footprint won by Trevor Sellers

Free range egg producer Trevor Sellers has been recognised for the environmentally friendly way in which he runs his egg business. Trevor, who is b...


28 January 2014 | News,Poultry
Potters Poultry celebrate 50th annivesary year

2014 will be a special year for Potters Poultry as it approaches its 50th anniversary in September. Olivia Potter, Farms Director, and granddaughter o...


27 January 2014 | Finance,News,Poultry
Big Dutchman takes over Zucami

The Big Dutchman group based in Germany is taking over the Spanish poultry equipment supplier Zucami. The company with its headquarters in Beriáin, ne...


19 December 2013 | Finance,Market Reports,News,Poultry
Poultry outlook bullish due to lower feed costs

The outlook for the global poultry sector in 2014 is generally bullish, driven by the tailwind of sharply lower feed costs and tight global supplies o...


Revise feed programmes for free range hens this winter, farmers warned

With cold weather conditions threatening to inhibit the ability of free range hens to self-regulate their body temperature, nutritional experts at ABN...


16 December 2013 | News,Poultry
Producers warned on overheated free range egg market

Egg broker Barry Jackson is concerned that the free range egg market could become overcooked later in the year unless producers tread very carefully. ...


16 December 2013 | News,Poultry
Closer links with Tesco discussed at Anglia egg producers meeting

Egg producers were addressed by Tesco agricultural manager Ruth Mason during a recent meeting at the packing centre of Anglia Free Range Eggs at Attle...


16 December 2013 | News,Poultry
2 Sisters and 2 Agri meet with union and chicken producers

NFU Scotland and the newly-created Scottish Chicken Growers Association (SCGA) met with 2 Agri and 2 Sisters on Wednesday to discuss how to secure the...


14 December 2013 | News,Poultry
New egg packers in 2014 could bring unwanted consequences

More new packing companies are likely to spring up during the coming year. That is the view of Steve Carlyle of Country Fresh Pullets, who told the Ra...


14 December 2013 | News,Poultry
Egg consumption expected to rise in 2014

The British Egg Industry Council is looking for a significant increase in egg consumption in the United Kingdom in the coming year. BEIC chief exec...


14 December 2013 | News,Poultry
Association gives over-expansion warning for year ahead

The free range egg sector needs to take care to avoid an over-expansion of production during the coming 12 months, says Roger Gent, chairman of the Br...


13 December 2013 | News,Poultry
Welfare groups call for colony cages to be phased out

Demand for free range eggs will continue to grow in 2014 despite recent "inaccurate" press reports claiming that hens in cages enjoy higher welfare, s...


12 December 2013 | News,Organic,Poultry
Organic predicted to do much better in 2014 as supermarkets report shortages

Organic egg sales could do much better in 2014 if they get the support of major retailers. That is the view of Soil Association trade director Finn Co...


12 December 2013 | News,Poultry,Shows and Events
Top turkey award for Suffolk farmer

Suffolk farmer Jeremy Blackmore missed out on the big moment when his turkey won the top trophy for the first time at the Anglian Turkey Association’s...



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Top Poultry news
29 April 2015 | Poultry

Growth in global meat market

In 2014, the global meat market increased in volume by 3% as a result of gr...


27 April 2015 | Poultry

9 out of 10 eggs outside the EU are stil...

More than 90 per cent of all eggs outside the European Union are still prod...


7 April 2015 | Poultry

Beak Tipping - The right (and only) deci...

As long ago as in 2000, worries about the thought that flocks of hens may h...


6 March 2015 | Poultry

MP raises egg industry concerns on trans...

Fears about the impact that a proposed transatlantic trade agreement could ...


26 February 2015 | Poultry

'Unacceptable' levels of contamination i...

73% of fresh chickens on sale in supermarkets in the UK are contaminated wi...


6 January 2015 | Poultry

Making the grade!

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


11 December 2014 | Poultry

Egg producers feed costs rising again af...

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


8 October 2014 | Poultry

EU warns UK on egg cascading

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


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Using lighting for Free Range Hens

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


10 January 2010| Views 1026

When should a free range pullet be allow...

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


11 January 2010| Views 2579

Gapeworms hit free range flocks

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


3 September 2014| Views 2495

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

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


4 September 2014| Views 1348

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 1647

Can 100% Organic Diets Work For Poultry?

Jason Gittins from ADAS investigates


11 September 2014| Views 2977

Report - My Poultry Day by Day

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23 January 2015| Views 1440

SEPRA Market Report - 23rd January 2015

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