Poultry news around the UK

26 March 2020



Coronavirus: Workers walk out of Moy Park site over safety concerns

25 March 2020

Staff walked out of site over Covid-19 concerns

16 cases of bird flu confirmed in UK so far this year

24 March 2020

Northern Ireland most heavily affected

British Lion to halt most on-farm inspections

23 March 2020

Coronavirus causes body to halt inspections

Sales of organic eggs enjoying 'double digit growth'

19 March 2020

Sales of organic overall increased 4.5% last year

Council approves poultry farm's expansion to 560,000 capacity

18 March 2020

Broiler bird capacity will increase by 360,000

Low prices hit profits of major egg producer and packer

18 March 2020

Falling eproducer prices and increased costs

Eggs do not pose cardiovascular disease risk, research says

17 March 2020

Eggs are good to eat, say scientists

Bird flu outbreaks detected in India and Philippines

17 March 2020

Highly infectious H5N6 strain hits Philippines

Farmers urge retailers to stock more Scottish chicken

9 March 2020

Poor results from a Scottish shelf watch survey

'Leaky' vaccines control severity of viral disease in chickens, study says

6 March 2020

'Leaky' vaccines play role in Marek’s disease management

Layers' bone strength could be improved thanks to key gene discovery

4 March 2020

The finding could inform selective breeding

Slower-growing chickens have improved meat quality, study says

3 March 2020

Higher welfare chicken could reduce waste for farmers

Police urge public to 'stop plundering' farm shop's chickens

2 March 2020

The business owner recently passed away

Plans for 100,000 broiler chicken farm in Powys approved

28 February 2020

Council approves farm despite local opposition

UK retail egg sales grow by 50% in ten years

27 February 2020

Egg sales in UK grow year-on-year

Egg producers hit by 'hyper deflation', industry figure warns

26 February 2020

He warned of big reduction in egg prices

Test developed to quickly evaluate disease response in chickens

25 February 2020

Method offers fast insight into chicken immunity

RSPCA Assured reinstates Hoads Farm membership

24 February 2020

Activists occupied the egg farm last month

Virtues of monitoring broiler bird weight in real-time

21 February 2020

Monitoring is critical to meeting processor requirements

Barn egg surge as retailers move closer to cage-free pledge

20 February 2020

Supplies of barn eggs have surged

New method could aid research into poultry diseases

13 February 2020

Novel way to study key poultry infections

Bird flu confirmed on Scottish free range egg farm

11 February 2020

Farmers told to exercise high levels of biosecurity

H5N6 strain of bird flu hits Chinese poultry farm

10 February 2020

Highly pathogenic strain confirmed

Activists storm supermarkets following farm occupation

31 January 2020

They protested against egg production

Chlorinated chicken must be part of US-UK talks, Pompeo says

31 January 2020

US secretary of state insists it must be included

Hoads Farm denies allegations of unacceptable welfare standards

30 January 2020

Farm at centre of controversy releases statement

New technology reduces stress on chicks during vaccination

29 January 2020

The new tech also improves biosecurity

RSPCA Assured suspends egg farm after activist occupation

28 January 2020

Free range egg farm suspended from assurance scheme

Final date to send manure exportation records looms

27 January 2020

Poultry producers in NI reminded of deadline

Enriched eggs - New Year, New You

23 January 2020

Enriched eggs have the potential to improve health