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29 June 2015| News,Poultry

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 conference on AI. The International Conference on Avian Influenza and Poultry Trade (ICAIPT) has just taken place in Baltimore in the United States – ironically at a time when the US has been hit by an AI epidemic, which has wiped out 43 million hens and seven million turkeys across more than 20 di...





29 June 2015 | News,Poultry
Avian influenza conference hears calls for more robust response

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...


24 June 2015 | News,Poultry,Shows and Events
Royal Welsh top award acknowledges Welsh poultry entrepreneurs

A husband and wife partnership, Mr Gwyn and Mrs Ann Evans of Bettws Hall, near Newtown, Powys have been awarded the 2015 Sir Bryner Jones Memorial Tro...


Global alliance to bring together research on avian diseases

The Global Alliance for Research on Avian Disease (GARAD) conference will be held between 29 June – 1 July, creating global partnerships to bring toge...


22 June 2015 | News,Poultry
UK egg producers help ease American egg crisis

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...


22 June 2015 | News,Poultry
American egg production having knock-on effect on EU

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

A draft law to ban the cloning of all farm animals and products derived from them in the EU was voted by the Environment and Agriculture committees on...


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...


17 June 2015 | News,Poultry
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...


27 May 2015 | News,Poultry
Association starts egg quality study

Work is about to start on a study funded by the British Free Range Egg Producers’ Association (BFREPA) into second grade eggs. Volunteer producers ...


18 May 2015 | News,Poultry
Success! - It’s all about the rearing?

Pullet rearers are an essential part of the free range egg industry and one whom producers put a lot of trust in. Starting with a healthy, quality pul...



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