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17 December 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

Scottish livestock farmers and crofters are facing mixed fortunes of farmgate prices as the festive season approaches. The farmgate price for prime...

Scottish livestock farmers face mixed fortunes in run up to Christmas

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11 December 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) has re-stated its warning about over-expansion after bird numbers surged by a million in jus...

Free range egg industry reiterates over-expansion warning

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10 December 2018 | Animal Health,Government,News,Pigs,Poultry,Produce

A leading academic has issued a renewed warning that a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States could result in the UK being flooded with cheap, ...

'Cheap, lower-welfare food': Renewed warning over post-Brexit deal with US

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7 December 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

Technology has been developed in Germany to prevent the culling of one-day-old male chicks. The first eggs produced by hens that have been through ...

Tech developed to prevent culling of one-day-old male chicks

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7 December 2018 | Meat,News,Poultry,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Farmers are being urged to take to social media today to share messages of why buying local is important during the festive period. To raise the pr...

#BuyMyTurkey: Farmers and public celebrate buying local this Christmas

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6 December 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

Scientists have warned that a strain of avian influenza could potentially overcome vaccines and infect humans. A team led by the Pirbright Institut...

Bird flu strain could overcome vaccines and infect humans, scientists warn

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5 December 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News,Poultry,Renewables and Environment,Sheep

Tenant farmers have called the amount of criticism levied against livestock farmers in the debate around climate change as “unfair”. There is growi...

Climate change: Amount of criticism towards UK livestock farmers 'unfair'

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5 December 2018 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News,Poultry

Allowing chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-treated beef access to the UK market could “negatively affect” the domestic meat industry. More than h...

Lower standard food imports could 'negatively affect' UK meat industry

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5 December 2018 | News,Poultry,Rural Life

A farm has cancelled its annual turkey auction after vegan campaigners demanded a stop to it. St Werberghs City Farm turkey auction raises money fo...

Farm cancels charitable turkey auction due to vegan outrage

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4 December 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Poultry,Produce

An East Midlands baker was caught using cage eggs in products labelled as using free range eggs, a court was told. The baker - Sandra Hawkins of Fa...

Baker fined over £1000 for incorrectly labelling eggs

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3 December 2018 | News,Poultry,Shows and Events

A Lincolnshire-based company which is one of the UK’s largest egg producers has been named Rural Business of the Year at the annual Amazon Growing Bus...

Lincolnshire egg firm named Amazon's Rural Business of the Year

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1 December 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

Significant new powers granted to the UK and devolved nations post-Brexit could be used to introduce a ban on live exports. As the UK develops its ...

New UK powers could mean live export ban despite industry concern

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28 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Poultry

A man has been jailed for causing “horrific and abhorrent” suffering by making cockerels fight each other. Footage of the fights, recorded on a mob...

'Horrific': Man jailed for 'worst examples of animal cruelty ever seen'

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27 November 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

The Chief Veterinary Officers across the UK are encouraging all poultry keepers to take action now to reduce the risk of disease over the winter. S...

Poultry keepers urged to prepare for winter avian flu threat

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23 November 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

Farmers are calling on consumers to put a stop to their obsession with using large eggs and instead use a range of sizes. The public are being urge...

Farmers call on public to end obsession with large eggs

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20 November 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce

The chances of catching low pathogenic avian influenza from eating contaminated raw egg is negligible, according to a European Union report. The Eu...

'Negligible risk' in contracting bird flu from eating contaminated raw eggs

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20 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Poultry

More than 30 chickens have been found dead having been frothing from the mouth and blood on their combs amid fears they have been poisoned. The chi...

'Gruesome discovery' as 30 chickens found dead amid poisoning fear

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19 November 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

A review of progress has been released which shows the farming industry's ambitions in reducing, refining and replacing antibiotic use on farm. Twe...

New report shows progress on reducing livestock antibiotic use

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15 November 2018 | News,Poultry

A lorry carrying 600 live turkeys overturned in Norfolk causing "significant delays" and leaving oil spillage. The A47 in Easton near Norwich was c...

Lorry carrying hundreds of turkeys overturns in Norfolk

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15 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Poultry

A major blaze at a poultry farm in Lancashire has killed around 21,000 chicks. An estimated 21,000 chicks have perished in a fire in a single-store...

Farm fire kills around 21,000 chicks in Lancashire

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12 November 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry

Creditors of Tom Barron Independent Hatcheries have been notified of the intention to put the business into liquidation. The company, based in Lanc...

Tom Barron Independent Hatcheries applies for liquidation

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12 November 2018 | Animal Health,Education,News,Poultry

The first centre of its kind has been opened in the United Kingdom, combining commercial egg production with research and education. The Northern P...

New egg centre opens combining production and research

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12 November 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

Pregnant women, young children and the elderly have helped boost sales of British Lion standard eggs, new figures show. Vulnerable groups can now s...

'Vulnerable groups' help boost British egg sales

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2 November 2018 | Education,Feed and Forage,News,Pigs,Poultry

The pig and poultry sectors are on the lookout for two students to complete a 12 month paid scholarship placement, with both positions starting at £16...

Students wanted for paid placement in pig and poultry industry

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31 October 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry

Noble Foods is cutting the price it pays producers for medium and small eggs - but increasing the price for large and very large. Demand for large ...

Noble cuts price it pays producers for medium and small eggs

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