10-10-2014 14:27 PM | Husbandry Comment(0)
Red mite vaccine trials ‘exciting’
A Scottish scientist has reported encouraging results in her search for a vaccine against red mite, although she says it could be 10 years before such...
10-10-2014 14:26 PM | News Comment(0)
EU issues warning on cascading
European Union officials have warned that the cascading of eggs is not allowed under EU rules. The warning came after rumours circulated in the Uni...
09-10-2014 21:44 PM | News Comment(0)
Family Team Scoops Up Major National Win
Lincolnshire family business, LJ Fairburn & Son has beaten major corporates to the top spot to be crowned winner of the IGD Business Transformation Aw...
07-10-2014 10:11 AM | News Comment(0)
Are the lights going out on colony egg?
Glenrath Farms is converting some of its enriched cage units to barn production just two years after the enriched units were installed to comply with ...
07-10-2014 10:05 AM | Feed Mill Comment(0)
Feed Mill: October 2014
In the last five months of The Ranger, November wheat futures have been £149/t, £136/t, £128/t, £121/t, and now £113/t (as we write on 19th Sep), more...
07-10-2014 10:04 AM | Bill Broody Comment(0)
Bill Broody: October 2014
Cascading, the practice of downgrading the status of eggs to deal with the shortfall at packing centres or conveniently fill orders is up for debate a...
07-10-2014 10:03 AM | Director of Policy Comment(0)
Director of Policy Report: October 2014
The Government’s beak-trimming trial results to date where reviewed at a Steering Group meeting of the Beak Trimming Action Group at the end of July. ...
07-10-2014 10:01 AM | Chairmans Comment Comment(0)
Chairman's Comment October 2014
Last month the British Science Festival in Birmingham had a debate on “ Is Free-range Egg Production All It’s Cracked Up To Be?” which the media atten...
06-10-2014 06:54 AM | News Comment(0)
Love Free Range Eggs campaign asks ‘how do you like your eggs?’
Free range egg farmers are urging the public to scramble, poach and boil their way through British Egg Week 2014. The mighty egg is being celebrat...
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...
 
20-10-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 17th October 2014
Demand is quiet according to most sources, but at the same time there appears to be no surpluses. There has been some cheaper French eggs coming in...
17-10-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 10th October 2014
The market is a bit all over the place, some saying it is quiet, some ticking over, some quite busy, it all depends where you are in the country an...
06-10-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 3rd October 2014
Everyone seems to be saying the market is quiet, not a great deal of demand, but there is not a lot of eggs about particular Free Range. It is ...
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...
 
07-10-2014 10:01 AM | Chairmans Comment
Chairman's Comment October 2014
Last month the British Science Festival in Birmingham had a debate on “ Is Free-range Egg Production All It’s Cracked Up To Be?” which the media atten...
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...
 
07-10-2014 10:03 AM | Director of Policy
Director of Policy Report: October 2014
The Government’s beak-trimming trial results to date where reviewed at a Steering Group meeting of the Beak Trimming Action Group at the end of July. ...
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...

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