Poultry news around the UK

18 January 2021

Farm donates thousands of eggs as demand plummets

18 January 2021

'Unfortunately you can’t furlough a hen'

UK egg producer Fridays posts £2.5m loss

12 January 2021

Kent-based firm hit hard by pandemic

First Prinzen PR100 packer installed in the UK

11 January 2021

Demand for egg tech advancing at a rapid rate

Union 'deeply concerned' after NI bird flu cases

8 January 2021

Keepers told to review and heighten biosecurity

80,000 birds to be culled after new avian influenza cases

7 January 2021

Northern Ireland impacted by cases of bird flu

Automation in the egg industry: Where's it going next?

6 January 2021

Mechanical robotics has taken off within the sector

Red Tractor urges farmers to help shape future standards

5 January 2021

Proposals to streamline assurance body's standards

Organic eggs and ice cream help secure farm's future

4 January 2021

Norfolk farm lost market for eggs in 2014

Disease control measures in place after NI bird flu case

3 January 2021

Temporary control zones and cull to go ahead

Two new cases of bird flu recorded in Devon and Norfolk

30 December 2020

Highly-pathogenic avian influenza confirmed

Bird flu confirmed in Norfolk captive bird premises

27 December 2020

Avian influenza of H5N8 subtype recorded

Backyard flock and duck farm hit by H5N8 bird flu

21 December 2020

Norfolk and Dorset premises latest causalities

New bird flu outbreaks in Orkney and North Yorkshire

18 December 2020

Both cases have occurred in poultry

Farm incomes down for arable and horticulture, Defra says

17 December 2020

Defra has released its 2019-20 income report

Bird flu outbreak in poultry at premises in Derbyshire

15 December 2020

Second outbreak recorded in matter of days

Highly-pathogenic bird flu confirmed in Worcestershire

14 December 2020

Outbreak at wild bird rescue centre

Native breed turkeys 'healthier and more tender', study says

14 December 2020

Study compared native breeds to commercial ones

Keepers reminded of next week's mandatory housing measures

11 December 2020

All keepers will have to put in place measures

Use of antibiotics up slightly in UK egg sector

11 December 2020

Enteritis in poultry blamed for the rise

Egg producer submits plans for new 237-acre farm

8 December 2020

But some local residents are objecting

Defra confirms two new high-path bird flu cases in Norfolk

7 December 2020

Turkey farms in Norfolk hit by the disease

High-path bird flu confirmed on Norfolk turkey farm

5 December 2020

It comes as new housing measures are unveiled

Public encouraged to buy Christmas turkey direct from farm

4 December 2020

The NFU's #BuyMyTurkey campaign returns

Defra announces housing order as bird flu cases climb

4 December 2020

Mandatory new measures in force from 14 Dec

Third outbreak in Northallerton avian influenza case

3 December 2020

Two more cases of bird flu recorded at site

Women in agriculture: Ella Kelly's new vision for Kelly Turkeys

2 December 2020

Vencomatic UK celebrates women in farming

Egg producers warn of lower-welfare imports post-Brexit

1 December 2020

British Egg Industry Council has raised concerns

Northern Ireland enacts Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

1 December 2020

Follows five avian influenza cases in wild birds

Britain's free range hens set to join lockdown

29 November 2020

Housing order 'looks imminent', BFREPA says

Bird flu confirmed on turkey farm in North Yorkshire

29 November 2020

New outbreak detected in rearing turkeys