02-09-2014 15:29 PM | Feed Mill Comment(0)
Feed Mill September 2014
In the last four editions of the Ranger, the November wheat futures were £149/t, £136/t, £128/t and now £121/t, a fall of nearly £10 a month! The rate...
02-09-2014 15:29 PM | Bill Broody Comment(2)
Bill Broody September 2014
The issue of producer prices raises temperature and tempers again. The subtle unmistakeable leaking of messages suggesting that producers should expec...
02-09-2014 15:28 PM | Director of Policy Comment(5)
Director of Policy Report: September 2014
By the time you read this, you should have been made aware of the stories in the media about the number of trees that free range egg producers have pl...
02-09-2014 15:26 PM | Chairmans Comment Comment(0)
Chairman's Comment September 2014
With an outbreak of salmonella food poisoning effecting around 250 people being linked to eggs it is of major concern to all in the industry. While we...
02-09-2014 14:36 PM | News Comment(1)
Mixed responses in recent round of price cuts
More packers have cut their producer prices following the recent decision by the United Kingdom’s biggest packing company, Noble Foods, to cut prices ...
02-09-2014 14:31 PM | News Comment(0)
UK experts to provide scientific evidence in Australian free range trial
Australian competition authorities are seeking expert opinion from the United Kingdom in a case they are pursuing against egg producers in Western Aus...
23-08-2014 10:08 AM | News Comment(0)
Salmonella linked to foreign eggs
A salmonella outbreak that has now affected nearly 250 people across the United Kingdom has been linked to foreign eggs. At the this current time t...
07-08-2014 11:05 AM | News Comment(0)
Avian influenza - Just when you thought it had gone quiet!
It was too good to be true! Apart from a few sporadic cases across the Channel, it appeared that the avian influenza virus, capable of causing outbrea...
07-08-2014 11:03 AM | News Comment(0)
Flying eggs become part of school experiment
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company went back to school earlier this month, with cases of eggs set to spark the imagination of primary school pupils atte...
07-08-2014 11:01 AM | News Comment(0)
Perth hosts annual Scottish Egg Quality Awards
The top flight in the Scottish egg industry gathered at Murrayshall House Hotel, Perth, earlier this month to recognise accomplishments in egg quality...
07-08-2014 10:58 AM | News Comment(0)
Turnover and profits down at Stonegate
Latest published accounts from Stonegate show both turnover and profits down in a year in which the company said producer returns were affected by hig...
07-08-2014 10:55 AM | News Comment(2)
Second price cut blamed on competitive market
Noble Foods has warned that the egg market has become extremely competitive after the company cut producer prices for the second time this year. No...
07-08-2014 10:53 AM | News Comment(1)
Packer woes packed meeting with promises of fair dealings
Expanding producer and packer L J Fairburn & Sons is still looking for new contract producers and is still resisting any temptation to cut producer pr...
07-08-2014 10:52 AM | News Comment(0)
BEIC Monthly Update
The big news of the past few weeks has been that of the departure of Owen Paterson as Secretary of State at Defra and the arrival of new Secretary of ...
07-08-2014 10:50 AM | News Comment(0)
Minister rejects early beak tipping decision
Farming Minister George Eustice has rejected a call for an early decision to rule out the introduction of a ban on beak trimming in 2016. The Briti...
07-08-2014 10:48 AM | News Comment(0)
Tributes paid to ‘gentleman trader’
Tributes have been paid to the former operations planning manager with Noble Foods, Colin Saunders, who has died at the age of 67. Colin spent more...
07-08-2014 10:45 AM | News Comment(0)
Enriched stocking density makes little difference
Research conducted in the United States suggests that the density at which chickens are stocked in enriched cage systems makes little difference to ei...
07-08-2014 10:44 AM | News Comment(0)
One free range egg – a goldmine of nutrients!
Free-range eggs are an excellent source of nutrition but are we saying enough about it? There are a number of myths about the healthiness of eggs, ...
07-08-2014 10:40 AM | News Comment(0)
AI scare reinforces need for vigilance
There was relief for the United Kingdom poultry industry when investigations into an avian influenza scare in Wales ruled out highly pathogenic strain...
 
29-09-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 26th September 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 26th September 2014
12-09-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 12th September 2014
The market is a lot quieter this week, with less demand, it is amazing what a week of summerish weather makes, with that cold weather that we had d...
05-09-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 5th September 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 5th September 2014
29-08-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 29th August 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 29th August 2014
22-08-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 22nd August 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 22nd August 2014
 
02-09-2014 15:26 PM | Chairmans Comment
Chairman's Comment September 2014
With an outbreak of salmonella food poisoning effecting around 250 people being linked to eggs it is of major concern to all in the industry. While we...
06-08-2014 16:47 PM | Chairmans Comment
Chairman's Comment August 2014
They say a week is a long time in politics and this week proves it with the latest cabinet re-shuffle. Just as you get a minister to understand your c...
01-07-2014 14:39 PM | Chairmans Comment
Chairman's Comment July 2014
Thank you to all who have written to their MP about the review on beak trimming. But there are still a number of producers who have not. I cannot stre...
 
02-09-2014 15:28 PM | Director of Policy
Director of Policy Report: September 2014
By the time you read this, you should have been made aware of the stories in the media about the number of trees that free range egg producers have pl...
06-08-2014 16:47 PM | Director of Policy
Director of Policy Report: August 2014
Members of the BFREPA Council met with the packers body, NEMAL, on the 9 July. Only two packers attended – Noble and Oaklands. It was disappointin...
01-07-2014 14:40 PM | Director of Policy
Director of Policy Report July 2014
As expected the number of hens placed on free range units reached record levels this month, topping 15.5m birds for the first time according to the BE...
28-05-2014 09:04 AM | Director of Policy
Director of Policy Report June 2014
The beak trimming (proposed) ban has been on everyone’s lips since last month’s Ranger revealed the breakdown of a second flock in the Government’s be...

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