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17 August 2018 | News,Poultry,Property News

A Yorkshire council has rejected plans for a new 114,000 bird-capacity farm. City of York Council rejected plans for a the poultry farm in Rufforth...

York council rejects plans for new 114,000 capacity poultry farm

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14 August 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry,Produce

A number of interested parties are looking at the possibility of taking on the failed business of Blackdown Hills Westcountry Eggs. The company cea...

Numerous parties look at taking over failed egg business Blackdown Hills

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14 August 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry

Free range egg producers have called for a "desperately needed" price increase as the cost of feed continues to rise, pushing some farmers to the brin...

Egg producers call for 'desperately needed' price increase as feed costs surge

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13 August 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry,Produce

Victims of a salmonella outbreak in the UK linked to German eggs will be awarded £275,000. A total of 28 people fell ill with sickness and diarrhoe...

UK victims of German egg scandal compensated

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9 August 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

Animal welfare has been enhanced for laying hens and pullets following a programme of reforms. The welfare code has been designed to "safeguard and...

Layer hen and pullet welfare strengthened through new code

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7 August 2018 | Cattle,News,NFU,Pigs,Poultry,Renewables and Environment,Sheep

The government is taking more action to tackle ammonia emissions, with figures pinpointing the farming industry responsible for 88% of all emissions. ...

Guide and financial package for farmers to help reduce ammonia pollution

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2 August 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

Morrisons has launched a trial that could revolutionise the way eggs are sold in the country's fourth biggest supermarket chain. The retailer says ...

Morrisons launches trial that could revolutionise the way eggs are sold

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1 August 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry

A poultry breeding business that featured on the BBC series Hairy Bikers Chicken and Egg has been put on the market by its founder. Charlotte's Po...

Poultry business featured on Hairy Bikers up for sale for £34,000

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31 July 2018 | News,Poultry,Supermarkets

Morrisons has announced it is to bring back a "farm shop style" pick-your-own local eggs stand in two-hundred stores across the UK. In a move which...

Morrisons announces 'farm shop style' local eggs stand in store

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27 July 2018 | News,Poultry

A surplus of free range eggs on the UK market could affect supermarket contracts up for renewal in September, producers have been warned. In last m...

Egg surpluses could affect supermarket contracts

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25 July 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry,Produce

Some free range producers will see medium egg prices cut by as much as 10 pence per dozen as a result of reductions introduced by a cooperative. Eg...

Farmers see significant price cuts in response to egg oversupply

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24 July 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

The government has raised the risk of Newcastle Disease occurring in the UK from low to medium, meaning an outbreak is "likely to occur". Several o...

Risk of Newcastle Disease in UK increased following outbreaks in Europe

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20 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Poultry

Free range egg producer Doug Wanstall says that providing his layers with lucerne pecking bales has improved the health and wellbeing of his birds. ...

Farmer's lucerne pecking bales improves well being of layer flock

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19 July 2018 | News,Poultry

A new report has confirmed the role of eggs in boosting protein, vitamin and mineral intakes during childhood. The report, published in healthcare ...

New report highlights role of eggs in children's diet

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17 July 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

A new code of practice for egg producers has now been laid before Parliament, with the egg industry having secured changes to a clause on beak trimmin...

Egg producers secure changes to welfare code on beak trimming

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13 July 2018 | Meat,News,Poultry

The West Midlands poultry plant caught up in a media storm following the release of undercover footage showing food safety breaches has made progress ...

2 Sisters poultry plant makes progress following food safety scandal

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12 July 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

Azzurri Group, which owns restaurants ASK and Zizzi, has become the first restaurant group in the UK and Europe to commit to the Better Chicken Commit...

Group which owns Zizzi and ASK signs up to Better Chicken Commitment

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10 July 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce,Products

The UK egg industry has called on the European Union to raise egg safety standards in light of a new report shining a light on the fipronil crisis. ...

UK egg industry calls on EU to raise safety standards

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9 July 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

The RSPCA has been called to “step up to the plate” to help free range producers meet new perching rules, according to a free range egg association. ...

‘Step up to the plate’: Farmers ask RSPCA for help in meeting new perching rules

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9 July 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

The UK egg market has run into oversupply, with Central Egg Agency saying it is "swamped" and struggling to find buyers for medium and small sizes. ...

UK egg market ‘swamped’ as farmers struggle to find buyers

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3 July 2018 | Meat,News,Poultry

Larger farms are needed to keep the country supplied with chicken, according to the poultry industry. The UK's poultry industry is becoming one of ...

Larger poultry farms needed to keep UK supplied with chicken

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2 July 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

Food giant Arla says it has developed a calculator to show bakers how they could save money by using alternatives to eggs. Arla Foods Ingredients, ...

Egg industry sees threat of 'eggless' alternatives as a serious challenge

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29 June 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

Nestle, the world's largest food manufacturer, is to improve the welfare of millions of chickens used for food in Europe. Nestlé will improve livin...

Nestle to improve welfare of millions of chickens in Europe

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22 June 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,Government,News,Pigs,Poultry

Brexit will threaten new EU regulations on prohibiting the use of antibiotics in farming "at the altar of trade", according to an MEP. The new rule...

Brexit threatens ‘bold but essential’ EU rules on reducing farm antibiotics, warns MEP

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22 June 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Poultry

A Preston farmer who mislabelled barn eggs as pricier free range ones will have to pay back every penny of his £500,000 ill-gotten gains. Anthony C...

Farmer who mislabelled eggs ordered to pay back over £500,000

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