23-01-2015 16:28 PM | Feed Mill Comment(0)
Feed Mill - January 2015
It is that Christmas/New Year time when normal conventions are suspended, constraints relaxed and the alcohol flows a little more freely. So it is ti...
23-01-2015 16:28 PM | Bill Broody Comment(0)
Bill Broody - January 2015
The start of another year and another giant leap from crisis to crisis, such is the life of a free range producer. If we are not being attacked by mut...
23-01-2015 16:23 PM | News Comment(0)
Housing and equipment firms report strong sales
Reports from companies involved in poultry housing and equipment suggest there is strong demand from free range egg producers looking to increase capa...
23-01-2015 16:20 PM | News Comment(0)
Vaccination burden could impact on layers performance
Pullet rearers are warning free range producers that the increasing burden of vaccinations will inevitably impact on the performance of laying birds u...
23-01-2015 16:17 PM | News Comment(0)
New Year concerns of shortages to surpluses
Fears that the egg shortages of 2014 could turn into surpluses in 2015 have been expressed by a number of producers, packers and traders in the egg in...
23-01-2015 16:14 PM | News Comment(0)
Larger sheds needed to improve efficiency
Lincolnshire-based producer and packer L J Fairburn & Son believes 2015 will be another good year for free range eggs. Brand and sales director Sar...
23-01-2015 16:09 PM | News Comment(0)
Oversupply warning in a potentially prosperous 2015
Stonegate director Chris Ramsey thinks 2015 could be another good year for the free range egg sector, although he has raised slight concerns about the...
23-01-2015 16:01 PM | News Comment(0)
Strong demand in a growing market
Noble Foods director Tom Willings believes that 2015 could be a good year for egg producers, with consumer demand continuing to rise and margins on th...
23-01-2015 15:55 PM | Director of Policy Comment(0)
Policy Director Report - January 2015
At this time of year most industry commentators and analysts review 2014 and look forward to prospects for 2015. I am more than usually nervous of doi...
23-01-2015 15:54 PM | Chairmans Comment Comment(0)
Chairman's Comment January 2015
Well what a Christmas - one that I will not forget for many reasons! But more than any other was the arrival of our first child Arabella on the 17th o...
03-12-2014 03:45 AM | News Comment(0)
New chairman elected
The British Free Range Egg Producers’ Association (BFREPA) has a new chairman, following the election of Myles Thomas to the association’s top positio...
03-12-2014 03:02 AM | News Comment(0)
Association calls for decisive lockdowns in future AI outbreaks
Leading figures in the free range egg industry want the United Kingdom to take much more decisive action against avian influenza outbreaks. They ra...
19-11-2014 17:16 PM | News Comment(0)
Movement restrictions lifted in Yorkshire AI zone
Movement licences were set to be issued to egg producers in the Yorkshire avian influenza zone today as authorities confirmed that there had been no n...
18-11-2014 14:23 PM | News Comment(0)
AI outbreak in duck breeding unit confirmed as H5N8
Test results show that the avian influenza that has broken out in Yorkshire is the same strain as the one involved in outbreaks in Germany and the Net...
17-11-2014 13:01 PM | News Comment(0)
Producers urged to maintain high levels of bio-security as duck breeding unit struck by AI
Part of Yorkshire has been sealed off and restrictions put in place following an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza on a duck breeding farm...
06-11-2014 15:59 PM | News Comment(0)
Glenrath welcomes no vote
John Campbell, chairman of Glenrath Farms, has expressed his relief that Scottish voters rejected independence in September’s referendum. Despite t...
06-11-2014 15:55 PM | News Comment(0)
Breakthrough of the Year increases market share one year on
BFREPA’s ‘2013 Break Through of the Year Business’, The Tom Barron Group - has made ground breaking progress with its French Novogen Brown layer, incr...
06-11-2014 15:42 PM | News Comment(0)
White is the new brown!
Noble Foods has now launched its white eggs full time onto the market after a successful trial last Christmas. The company trialled white eggs with...
06-11-2014 15:37 PM | News Comment(0)
Freedom Food gets rebranded as RSPCA Assured
The chairman of the British Free Range Egg Producers’ Association (BFREPA) has welcomed an announcement that Freedom Food is to be rebranded as RSPCA ...
 
30-01-2015 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 30th January 2015
The market is moving up both price and demand wise and will probably firm up again next week, demand has increased due to payday and empty shelves ...
23-01-2015 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 23rd January 2015
The market and demand appears to be starting to improve with reports of demand starting to increase but its early days yet and it is that credit ca...
09-01-2015 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 9th January 2015
A happy and prosperous new year to all our friends and members Don’t panic don’t panic don’t panic that is the change from th...
12-12-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 12th December 2014
The market is quieter which is expected, some people in England are reducing prices slightly on Colony eggs, Free Range are still fairly tight but ...
09-12-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 5th December 2014
The market is reasonably stable, slightly more eggs available and now covering demand, probably no further price increases before Christmas but doe...
 
23-01-2015 15:54 PM | Chairmans Comment
Chairman's Comment January 2015
Well what a Christmas - one that I will not forget for many reasons! But more than any other was the arrival of our first child Arabella on the 17th o...
05-11-2014 14:58 PM | Chairmans Comment
A series of challenges for new BFREPA chairman
When the Ranger visited Myles Thomas he was less than two months away from becoming chairman of BFREPA and only six weeks ago he had placed a flock in...
05-11-2014 14:34 PM | Chairmans Comment
Chairman's Comment November 2014
Congratulations must go to David and Helen Brass and his team for winning the Farmers Weekly Poultry Farmer of the Year 2014. Their business ethos is ...
 
23-01-2015 15:55 PM | Director of Policy
Policy Director Report - January 2015
At this time of year most industry commentators and analysts review 2014 and look forward to prospects for 2015. I am more than usually nervous of doi...
05-11-2014 14:35 PM | Director of Policy
Director of Policy Report November 2014
Observant readers of my column will have noticed the ever-increasing list of companies that are joining the BFREPA Sustainability Programme month by m...
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...

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