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The Co-operative Food has ramped up the amount of chicken sourced from Scotland sold in its Scottish stores. In what is seen as a big boost for the Scottish poultry industry, the vast majority of the fresh primary chicken* sold in the almost 400 Co-operative Food stores across the country will have been reared in Scotland and the products will carry the Saltire in order to clearly inform customers of their origin. The move is part of the Co...





Boost for Scottish poultry industry: Co-Op ramps up Scottish sourced chicken

The Co-operative Food has ramped up the amount of chicken sourced from Scotland sold in its Scottish stores. In what is seen as a big boost for the...


30 June 2015 | Education,News,Poultry
Newton Rigg students visit to the Lakes Free Range Egg Company

Newton Rigg students studying their City and Guilds ‘Skills for Working Life – Entry Level 2’ Diploma paid a visit to the Lakes Free Range Egg Company...


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Calls for the use of vaccination, better bio-security and a much more robust response to outbreaks of avian influenza were made at an international co...


28 June 2015 | News,Poultry,Produce
LJ Fairburn & Son launch Shropshire egg brand into ASDA

Egg lovers across Shropshire will be egg-static as LJ Fairburn & Son, one of the UK’s largest egg producers and packers, is launching a Shropshire bra...


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Royal Welsh top award acknowledges Welsh poultry entrepreneurs

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America is looking to the United Kingdom to help fill a shortage of eggs caused by the bird flu crisis across the Atlantic. More than 46 million ch...


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The British Egg Products Association has warned that the major supply issues being experienced in the North American egg market are beginning to have ...


MEPs ban farm animal and food cloning

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From chicken to egg – Hennovation project launched

Due to increasingly stricter legislation in animal welfare and sustainability of production, commercial animal husbandry has gone through tremendous c...


17 June 2015 | News,NFU,Poultry
Budding entrepreneurs, farmers and innovative individuals wanted for NFU programme

Budding entrepreneurs, farmers and anyone keen to be a leading light in the poultry industry, is urged to apply now for this unique programme to devel...


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Tracker contract oversubscribed!

Noble Foods says it has had a huge response from free range egg producers to its new feed tracker contract. The company – the United Kingdom’s bigg...


Cleaning down after Avian Influenza

If a notifiable strain of Avian Influenza (AI) is confirmed, DEFRA will take action on the infected premises to reduce the risk of the disease spreadi...


NFU Poultry Industry programme open to innovate individuals

Budding entrepreneurs, farmers and anyone keen to be a leading light in the poultry industry, is urged to apply now for this unique programme to devel...


Poultry prices declining amid avian flu fears

The global case of avian flu has had a big impact on international markets. The global trade streams and prices are expected to remain under press...



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