29 May 2015 | Online since 2003


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...


Growth in global meat market

In 2014, the global meat market increased in volume by 3% as a result of growing demand from emerging markets. India was the leading growth market wi...


27 April 2015 | News,Poultry
9 out of 10 eggs outside the EU are still produced in cages

More than 90 per cent of all eggs outside the European Union are still produced in cages – mainly conventional cages - according to research conducted...


27 April 2015 | News,Poultry,Shows and Events
British Pie Awards 2015: Not so humble chicken pie crowned supreme Champion

A Chicken, Mushroom, English Mustard & Cream Pie made by Great North Pie Co. has taken home the title of Supreme Champion at this year’s world-renowne...


13 April 2015 | News,Poultry
Soil Association confirms increase in organic sales

Sales of organic eggs were up by nearly 16 per cent in 2014, according to the latest market report produced by the Soil Association. Figures releas...


Improving young stock performance

Livestock farmers can find out how to improve their young stock rearing at a farm walk hosted by Kevin and Ann Jones at Bryn Mawr, Northop, Flintshire...


Mild climate creates haven for parasites

A warmer winter may have benefits for certain aspects of flock management and husbandry but above average temperatures at the end of last year mean th...


Do not ignore the farming vote, unions urge party leaders

Leaders of political parties are being urged not to ignore the farming vote in the run up to the general election as NFU Scotland prepare to host a se...


7 April 2015 | News,Poultry
Beak Tipping - The right (and only) decision please!

As long ago as in 2000, worries about the thought that flocks of hens may have to have untrimmed beaks had already emerged. As a result of this, an en...


Research into livestock health receives £2.7m boost

Research at The Roslin Institute to improve the health of livestock around the world has received a £2.7 million boost. Studies to understand virus...


1 April 2015 | News,Poultry,Supermarkets
Tesco offer feed tracker contracts to egg producers

Noble Foods is launching a new tracker contract that will insure egg producers against volatile movements in feed costs. The new contract is the re...


30 March 2015 | News,Poultry
Scottish Government - Beak trim ban 'Unrealistic'

Poultry experts within the Scottish Government feel it is unlikely that the ban on beak trimming will go ahead next year. The Government is this ye...


UK butchers face difficulties to recruit as numbers fall

Butchers in the UK are losing a generation through lack of training opportunities, according to a new report. A report commissioned by EBLEX highli...



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29 April 2015 | Poultry

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27 April 2015 | Poultry

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

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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...

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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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Spy In The Bag - Laying Hen Nutrition

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Report - My Poultry Day by Day

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SEPRA Market Report - 23rd January 2015

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