Poultry news around the UK

27 November 2020

Easing turkey worker rules 'puts economy above health', peers warn

27 November 2020

Workers from areas with 'very high infection levels'

Bird flu outbreak in Leics confirmed as 'highly pathogenic'

25 November 2020

The outbreak was of the more serious type

New bird flu outbreak in Leicestershire, government confirms

22 November 2020

H5N8 strain in poultry and captive birds

Defra confirms new bird flu outbreak in Gloucestershire

20 November 2020

Captive birds at non-poultry premises affected

Farmers' progress hailed after drop in 'critical' antibiotics

19 November 2020

21% fall in use of HP-CIAs in livestock

New four-year antibiotic targets for UK farm animals set

18 November 2020

It follows 'good progress' made since 2017 targets

Seasonal farm work rules updated to avoid turkey shortage

17 November 2020

Seasonal workers now able to start work instantly

NI authorities confirm bird flu case in wild swan

16 November 2020

Preliminary results show the H5N8 strain

Chlorinated chicken could hit UK welfare standards, expert warns

16 November 2020

Welfare concerns raised over chlorine-washed meat

UK hailed for progress in transition away from cage-free eggs

13 November 2020

UK has had a number of successes, CIWF says

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone introduced across Britain

12 November 2020

Zone aims to mitigate risk of bird flu spreading

High-path bird flu outbreak on Herefordshire farm

11 November 2020

Farm affected by H5N8 strain of avian influenza

Major project aims to make UK poultry houses greener

11 November 2020

NI project to shape the future of poultry houses

Highly-pathogenic bird flu found in three wild birds

11 November 2020

H5N8 strain discovered in Gloucestershire

Fresh bird flu outbreaks in Netherlands and Germany

6 November 2020

Highly pathogenic bird flu discovered in both

Trees on poultry farms boost nature, new research says

5 November 2020

The farms have become havens for wildlife

Bird flu outbreak confirmed at Cheshire farm

2 November 2020

H5N8 strain of avian influenza confirmed

Kent farm slaughters flock after confirmed bird flu case

2 November 2020

Government introduces measures at small farm

Specific egg batches may have salmonella, FSA warns

28 October 2020

Advice issued to consumers who purchased them

UK risk level raised to 'medium' after Dutch bird flu cases

23 October 2020

Two wild mute swans tested positive for H5N8

Turkey producers seek urgent exemption for 1,000 EU workers

23 October 2020

Sector warns of Christmas turkey shortage

New tool being developed to better forecast bird flu

22 October 2020

Prediction tool could help control avian influenza

Egg sector raises fears over heightened risk of 'no-deal'

19 October 2020

Egg producers can't compete with inferior imports

EU warning after Russia and Kazakhstan bird flu cases

16 October 2020

Region is known wild bird migration route

Bird flu mutations may resist antiviral drugs, scientists warn

15 October 2020

Such an outbreak 'could be hard to contain'

Eggs help stem muscle decline in older people, study says

14 October 2020

Research studied over 100 adults over 55

Farmers and keepers told to prepare for winter bird flu

14 October 2020

Government launches awareness campaign

Gene findings could help treat costly poultry virus

9 October 2020

Marek's virus costs industry $2bn a year

Bird flu biosecurity 'paramount' as autumn approaches

9 October 2020

Concerns of outbreaks on farms this winter

Alternative quarantine rules sought for seasonal Xmas workers

9 October 2020

NFU seeks info from affected producers