Poultry news around the UK

11 December 2019



Poultry genetics company issues no-deal Brexit warning

10 December 2019

Leaving with no-deal could cause 'issues'

Farmers' concerns raised over Freedom Food's cull clause

9 December 2019

Egg producers raise concerns over cull clause

Thieves break into farm and steal six Christmas turkeys

9 December 2019

The birds could now be on the black market

Campaign urges shoppers to buy turkey direct from farm

6 December 2019

Public urged to #BuyMyTurkey

Brexit uncertainty 'impacting' poultry sector

8 November 2019

There is a 'lot of uncertainty' for farmers

Egg producers' returns still falling

7 November 2019

Price that free range producers receive still falling

New higher welfare standard for British Lion barn eggs

4 November 2019

New barn standard launched for producers

Two students needed for paid industry placement

25 October 2019

Feed firm is on the lookout for two students

Farm searched by authorities after Chinese antibiotics seized

23 October 2019

The antibiotics were seized in a UK airport

New contract to secure fairer deal for egg producers

17 October 2019

Model contract launched for free range producers

French duck farm hit by mild strand of bird flu

11 October 2019

H5 bird flu virus detected in France

Egg industry slams government plans to remove tariffs

9 October 2019

Government has ignored pleas from the industry

Farmers urged to prepare for winter bird flu threat

7 October 2019

Farmers urged to prepare for winter bird flu threat

FarmingUK tries out the new Polaris EV Ranger UTV

7 October 2019

Farmer Jason Thompson reviews the electric-powered UTV

All of Sainsbury's eggs to be free range by April 2020

7 October 2019

Sainsbury's lays out egg commitment

Rare chicken breeds could be saved by surrogacy advance

1 October 2019

Hens act as surrogates for rarer breeds

Activists will target barn eggs next, animal welfare expert says

27 September 2019

Barn eggs 'will be next target'

Asda wins Poultry Retailer of Year for third time in row

25 September 2019

Asda crowned poultry king in ceremony

British Lion chief launches scathing attack on Brexit and tariffs

24 September 2019

He said leaving the EU would be a 'disaster'

New trial to tackle antimicrobial resistance in poultry

10 September 2019

Trials are under way

No 'scientific' reason to ban chlorine-washed chicken, Defra scientist says

31 August 2019

The practice is currently banned in EU

Measures to keep livestock safe during heatwaves

21 August 2019

Increase in body temperature can affect productivity

Oregano essential oil 'effective' in supporting poultry

15 August 2019

It helps birds during disease challenges

Eating more eggs could reduce dementia risk

15 August 2019

Risk of dementia falls with egg consumption

New dioxin egg scare hits Belgium

14 August 2019

Belgium issues egg recall

Free range egg producers see bee numbers boost

12 August 2019

The scheme covers 57 acres

Thousands of chickens die at broiler farm after heatwave

2 August 2019

Chickens at Moy Park farm die after heatwave

High-tech Dutch egg farm balances efficiency with sustainability

1 August 2019

40k egg unit has a big heart and unique story

Free-range producers look to Brexit compensation

29 July 2019

Free range egg producers prepare for no-deal

Oval poached egg wins food innovation award

18 July 2019

It's the first UK manufactured product of its kind