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Bill Broody - August 2013

Bill Broody is an anonymous column in the monthly Ranger magazine. Every month he writes and sometimes rants about what is happening in the egg indust...


6 August 2013 | News,Poultry
Poultry theft could cost you more than your birds!

If you are unfortunate enough to have thieves on your farm, the loss of livestock could cost you more than the birds that are stolen. Will White of Cr...


Scientists quantify human deaths due to antibiotic use in chickens

Approximately 280 people are dying every year in the UK from blood infections caused by a highly antibiotic-resistant E. coli superbug, acquired from ...


2 August 2013 | News,Poultry
Freedom Food dismiss accusations of wealthy consumer standards

Freedom Food has rejected the suggestion that its high welfare eggs and other farmed foods are only for wealthy consumers. The accusation was made ...


1 August 2013 | News,Poultry
Report suggests that poultry and egg production will become more intensive to make use of scarce energy resources

The poultry industry will need to become more intensive to make the best use of scarce energy resources, according to a new report. The report, whi...


28 July 2013 | News,Poultry
British farmers call for Fairtrade accreditation

A Welsh free range egg producer has called for Fairtrade accreditation for British farmers. Tony Burgess, who runs Birchgrove Eggs together with hi...


25 July 2013 | News,Poultry
New multi-tier unit improves perfomance for Yorkshire free range egg producer

When fire destroyed one of his units, free range egg producer Mike Wilkinson turned for a replacement to a company virtually unknown in this country. ...


24 July 2013 | News,Poultry
Government warn on illegal unmarked Polish eggs

Government inspectors have taken action following reports that a Polish trader has been offering unmarked eggs for sale on the United Kingdom market. ...


16 July 2013 | News,Poultry
Egg producers view new Multi-tier units at Newquip open day

More than 100 farmers, including egg and broiler producers and pig farmers, attended an open day organised by Newquip in North Yorkshire recently. ...


10 July 2013 | News,Poultry
Fairburn opt for CHEP System

CHEP, the world’s leading provider of pallet and container pooling solutions, announced that LJ Fairburn & Son Limited, one of the UK’s leading produc...


Newcastle disease - the forgotten pest?

The poultry industry in Cyprus has been devastated by an outbreak of Newcastle disease, which has resulted in the loss of more than 250,000 birds so f...


3 July 2013 | News,Poultry
DEFRA shell egg imports and exports revised after miscalculation

UK shell egg import and export figures have been recalculated by DEFRA after a mathematical conversion error by HMRC revealed that imports and exports...


2 July 2013 | News,Poultry
Egg Market Report - 2nd July 2013

At the time of writing, Monday 1st July, the market continues to be in a weak and unsettled position. Since the start of June the prices have been mo...


1 July 2013 | News,Poultry
China investigates copper sulphate eggs

Chinese authorities have launched a crackdown on companies producing preserved eggs in the latest food scandal to hit the country. China's state-co...


1 July 2013 | News,Poultry
Are we producing too many eggs?

The state of the egg market seems difficult to judge at the moment, with conflicting reports of whether or not the sector is suffering from oversupply...



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2 September 2014 | Poultry
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2 September 2014 | Poultry
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25 June 2014 | Poultry
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