Poultry news around the UK

21 August 2019



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

Boris Johnson signals possible ban on live exports

12 July 2019

He called it a 'really terrible business'

Group calls for tax on lower welfare eggs

10 July 2019

The group is calling for higher taxes on eggs

Farmers blame EU for 'sacrificing' poultry industry

5 July 2019

EU agrees 180,000t of additional meat from Mercosur

Activists film 'horrifying conditions' at Moy Park farms

26 June 2019

Moy Park is one of the UK’s biggest chicken producers

Oversupply a concern for Welsh poultry sector

21 June 2019

Caution urged around growth in Welsh poultry despite demand

Report shows importance of tariffs to egg industry after Brexit

17 June 2019

Egg industry has urged govt not to open up the UK market

Egg producers criticise critical labour after Brexit list

14 June 2019

British Egg Industry Council has urged govt to ignore the list

Chlorinated chicken should be offered in UK, US ambassador says

4 June 2019

'Entire economy' including agriculture 'on table' in trade talks

Poultry demand grows on back of African swine fever

31 May 2019

Global growth in poultry demand strengthened by swine fever

Lidl introduces method of production labels on chicken

31 May 2019

The move aims to combat consumer confusion over meat

Family's plan to build free-range unit rejected for second time

24 May 2019

The Woosnams' wanted to diversify to sustain their family

Green light given for Snowdonia's largest ever poultry farm

23 May 2019

The farm will be roughly the size of a football pitch

Awards look to celebrate farmers in free range egg sector

21 May 2019

Nominations open to select free range egg heroes

UK barn egg numbers surge by nearly 40 percent

16 May 2019

It comes as the deadline for the switch to cage-free looms

Egg producers see finance squeeze amid 'out of sync' market

12 May 2019

Egg prices were down by more than 2% in 2018

35 poultry farms in Belgium affected by bird flu

10 May 2019

The virus is 'harmless' to human health

British poultry farmer killed after plane crash in Canada

7 May 2019

Alan Simpson ran one of the largest poultry farms in UK

Sainsbury to stop selling barn eggs in 2020

26 April 2019

Clarification sought after Sainsbury's said it could abandon barn eggs

Eggs labelled 'irreplaceable' amid rising plant-based protein sales

23 April 2019

The humble egg can adapt and survive the vegan movement

Thousands of Moy Park staff to vote for potential strike

16 April 2019

The union will be balloting members over 'unreasonable management demands'

Innovative tech uses chicken manure to generate power for Scottish farm

10 April 2019

Chicken manure fires a bed biomass boiler which in turn generates power

Public bin 720m eggs a year due to over-reliance on 'best before' dates

9 April 2019

This wastage has cost £139 million since 2008