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16 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Other Livestock,Poultry,Sheep

More than 400 farm animals have been seized from a man suspected of stealing them, with police now working to find the rightful owners. Police in N...

Police hunt the rightful owners of more than 400 stolen animals

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12 October 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

Tesco agricultural manager John Kirkpatrick says the supermarket will replace enriched cage eggs with barn in 2025. All the major United Kingdom re...

Tesco will replace enriched cage eggs with barn in 2025

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12 October 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry

Grants of up to £1,000 are on offer for young people within the free range egg industry to progress their career. The Next Generation Programme, by...

Grants to help young people in free range egg industry

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11 October 2018 | Finance,News,Poultry

The free range egg industry is to see a model supply contract for farmers to use with packers to ensure fairness in the sector. The British Free Ra...

Model supply contract launched for free range egg producers

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8 October 2018 | News,Poultry

Norfolk-based Banham Poultry has been bought out of administration by Chesterfield Poultry, saving 1,000 jobs. Allan Graham and Trevor Birch of Duf...

Norfolk-based Banham Poultry bought out of administration

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4 October 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Poultry

An investigation is underway after two men died following a suspected chemical spill at a Norfolk poultry factory. Police were called to Banham Pou...

Suspected 'chemical spill' kills two men at Norfolk poultry factory

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2 October 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce

Conservative MP and former Brexit minister Steve Baker has said that the controversial practice of chlorine-washing chicken means "clean chicken". ...

Tory MP says chlorine-washing chicken means 'clean chicken'

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1 October 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) says countries need to improve biosecurity in backyard flocks to counter the threat of diseases like av...

OIE urges better biosecurity in backyard flocks to counter bird flu threat

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27 September 2018 | Government,News,Poultry

It is unclear what impact Brexit will have on the free-range egg industry, but as 29 March 2019 looms closer and a deal is yet to be struck, possible ...

The impact of a 'no deal' Brexit on the UK egg industry

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26 September 2018 | Government,News,Poultry,Produce

A leading bakery manufacturer says it is looking to source more eggs from British producers in the wake of Brexit. London Stock Exchange AIM-listed...

Food company to source more British eggs after Brexit

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25 September 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

The FSA has issued two recall notices on behalf of fitness food company Dr Zak's. The initial recall involved a batch of barn farmed liquid egg wh...

Food Standards issues recall after salmonella found in French eggs

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24 September 2018 | Government,News,Poultry

A trial post-Brexit agricultural workers scheme will not be enough for the UK egg industry, the British Egg Industry Council has said. The Home Off...

Pilot worker scheme 'not enough' for UK egg industry

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20 September 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

A new report has been launched to show the progress European companies are making towards meeting their 2025 cage-free egg commitments. In recent y...

'EggTrack' to keep an eye on retailers' 2025 cage-free commitments

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17 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

A new industry-wide campaign has commenced which aims to highlight the importance of vaccinations in helping protect animal health and welfare. The...

Industry-wide campaign reminds farmers that livestock #VaccinesWork

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6 September 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Poultry,Produce,Products

A 'no-deal' Brexit risks creating a dangerous two-tier food system between rich and poor, a major new report by a think-tank has warned. The less w...

Brexit risks creating a 'two-tier food system between rich and poor'

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3 September 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

Struggling egg producers are calling for retailers to intervene and support businesses amid rising feed prices. With global production shortages we...

Feed prices ‘unsustainable’ as tough market conditions impact egg producer margins

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28 August 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

Latest figures released today show retail sales for British eggs have risen for the twelfth year in a row. The latest half year sales figures show ...

British egg sales and consumer recognition in 'good health'

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20 August 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News,Poultry

A farm in Russia which holds nearly half a million birds has been tested positive for bird flu. The commercial farm, in the Kostromskaya region of ...

Avian influenza confirmed on Russian poultry farm

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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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