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6 December 2013 | News,Poultry
GEO-GRIT

GEO-GRIT is the new name in animal health and vitality but by no means a new product. This organic and insoluble grit is proving to be beneficial to...


4 December 2013 | Finance,News,Poultry
Action points agreed following 2 Sisters meeting

Producers from across the country who have been affected by the restructuring of the 2 Sisters Food Group attended a meeting on Monday to draw up a nu...


3 December 2013 | News,Poultry
Government accused of 'hypocrisy' in egg procurement row

National Farmers Union (NFU) president Peter Kendall has accused the Government of hypocrisy in its procurement policy following the recent omelette-g...


2 December 2013 | News,Poultry
Improvements in genetics could see hens production increase by a third

Improvements in genetics could increase a laying hen's production by more than a third by 2050, delegates at the Egg and Poultry Industry Conference (...


25 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Supermarkets called on to source more chicken from Scotland

In the wake of potential job cuts at 2 Sisters Food Group in Coupar Angus and potential reduction in shifts, NFU Scotland has written to the major ret...


22 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Cost of egg production higher than ever

Roger Gent, chairman of the British Free Range Egg Producers' Association, has said that supermarkets and packers should resist reducing egg prices fo...


19 November 2013 | Appointments,News,Poultry
MSD Animal Health appoints new poultry business manager

Rosie Booth has been promoted to UK Poultry Business Manager replacing Jonathan Perkins who is moving to take up a Global position within MSD based in...


18 November 2013 | News,Poultry,Supermarkets
Supermarket customers say that Tesco does not care about the food it sells

Two thirds of customers say they think Tesco does not care about the food it sells - an indication of how the horse meat scandal has damaged faith in ...


18 November 2013 | News,Poultry
UK free range egg production welfare standards amongst some of the best in the world

Despite the hype this week where comments from a conference about intensive farming were taken out of context, it is worth pointing out that UK free r...


12 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Survey gives insight into egg consumers buying habits

Remarkable statistics suggest that consumers may have been put off buying eggs because they could not find what they wanted in a shop. Nearly 60 pe...


6 November 2013 | News,Poultry
EU pressing for 'sensitive product status' for eggs in US transatlantic trade agreements

The European Commission is understood to be pressing for sensitive product status for eggs in any transatlantic trade agreement with the United States...


5 November 2013 | News,NFU,Poultry
Huge potential for poultry industry, NFU President says

The poultry industry has huge potential for the future with a number of exciting opportunities facing the sector, NFU President Peter Kendall said. ...


4 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Printing costs and equipment handed over to free range egg producers

Egg producers supplying Noble Foods will in future have to pick up the bill for on-farm egg stamping after the packer decided it would no longer pay p...


1 November 2013 | News,Poultry
Free range egg association takes the lead in fight against egg fraud

The British Free Range Egg Producers' Association (BFREPA) is on the verge of a deal with a testing company to uncover foreign eggs being sold as Brit...


1 November 2013 | News,Poultry,Renewables
Chickens to benefit from biofuels bonanza

Chickens could be the unexpected beneficiaries of the growing biofuels industry, feeding on proteins retrieved from the fermenters used to brew bioeth...



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