01-07-2014 15:19 PM | Feed Mill Comment(0)
Feed Mill July 2014
In last month’s Ranger, November wheat futures were £149 and now they are trading at £136/t, not entirely unexpected because of the almost perfect wea...
01-07-2014 15:18 PM | Bill Broody Comment(0)
Bill Broody July 2014
It’s interesting listening to the perspectives of some buyers on the state of the free range egg market. Many are now looking longer into the futu...
01-07-2014 15:17 PM | News Comment(0)
Expansion for Californian egg business
An ambitious California egg business has expanded its operations still further with the acquisition of part of the Land O'Lakes egg division. The S...
01-07-2014 15:15 PM | News Comment(0)
Italy found guilty of breaching cage ban but no fine imposed
Egg industry leaders in the United Kingdom have welcomed the news that Italy has been found guilty of breaching the European Union ban on the use of c...
01-07-2014 15:13 PM | News Comment(0)
Producer delight at priceless advice
In 2009 Geraint and Anabel Powell set up their free-range flock as part of a farm diversification project. Their farm near Kerry, Powys has been reapi...
01-07-2014 15:11 PM | News Comment(0)
Trial compares lupins as a replacement to soya
A three year research project into the use of home grown yellow and narrow-leafed lupins as a soya replacement in animal feeds is nearing completion. ...
01-07-2014 15:10 PM | News Comment(0)
Leading vet warns that Australian free range and intensive units should be kept apart
A leading vet has said that free range egg producers should make use of smaller, widely spaced production units and avoid siting them close to cage un...
01-07-2014 15:07 PM | News Comment(0)
Stonegate - last of the big packers to cut
Stonegate has finally followed Noble and some other leading packers in cutting the price paid to producers for eggs. When Noble cut its prices earl...
01-07-2014 15:05 PM | News Comment(0)
Population growth will lead to more demand for eggs
Demand for eggs will increase by more than 60 per cent over the coming decades, according to a new Temperton Fellowship report. Global population g...
01-07-2014 15:03 PM | News Comment(0)
United States fines egg producer for salmonella outbreak
A United States egg baron and his son could be jailed for up to a year after admitting their part in an egg scandal that left 62,000 consumers ill wit...
01-07-2014 15:02 PM | News Comment(0)
Price war boosts free range sales with promotions
New figures released by the British Retail Consortium show that food sales declined in the three months to May - a symptom of the price war launched b...
01-07-2014 15:01 PM | News Comment(0)
BEIC Monthly Update
Beak trimming continues to dominate the political agenda for the egg industry. In May BEIC decided that the time was opportune to raise this issue fur...
01-07-2014 14:59 PM | News Comment(0)
Chick placings down but experts issue warnings
Latest figures released by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) reveal a sharp drop in the number of commercial layer chick ...
01-07-2014 14:58 PM | News Comment(0)
Australian authorities take legal action on cartel claims
Australian competition authorities have launched legal action against some of the leading figures in the country's egg industry for allegedly attempti...
01-07-2014 14:56 PM | News Comment(0)
Former chairman warns of ‘impending crisis’ in organic pullet rearing
John Retson, former chairman of the British Free Range Egg Producers’ Association (BFREPA), has warned of an impending crisis in organic pullet rearin...
01-07-2014 14:49 PM | News Comment(0)
Survey shows organic egg retail prices vary by a staggering 500 percent
A survey just released by the Organic Research Centre (ORC) quotes huge differences in the prices paid in England for organic eggs. The survey was ...
01-07-2014 14:46 PM | News Comment(0)
RSPCA concedes all out ban may not happen
A senior scientist with the RSPCA appears to have conceded that a complete ban on beak trimming may not be able to go ahead as planned in 2016. Mia...
01-07-2014 14:44 PM | News Comment(0)
Isotope fingerprint complete
Scientists working to create isotope fingerprints of all egg production in the United Kingdom say they now have a complete picture of the country. ...
01-07-2014 14:40 PM | Director of Policy Comment(0)
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...
 
21-07-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 18th July 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 18th July 2014
11-07-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 11th July 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 11th July 2014
07-07-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 4th July 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 4th July 2014
30-06-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 27th June 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 27th June 2014
20-06-2014 | Scottish Egg Producers Reports
SEPRA Market Report - 20th June 2014
SEPRA Market Report - 20th June 2014
 
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...
28-05-2014 09:02 AM | Chairmans Comment
Chairman's Comment June 2014
What a busy month this has been! Firstly it was great to see so many of you on our stand over the two days at The Pig and Poultry Fair and to put a fa...
25-04-2014 11:57 AM | Chairmans Comment
Chairman's Comment May 2014
Last month I made a visit to a poultry farm where they produce and market all their own eggs. Four years ago they went into free range production to m...
 
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...
25-04-2014 11:59 AM | Director of Policy
Director of Policy Report May 2014
News that organic eggs have been short on retailers’ shelves and that Noble are launching a Happy Egg Organic six-pack raises hope for the revival - ...
31-03-2014 11:57 AM | Director of Policy
Director of Policy Report: April 2014
I write this on 28 March having just turned-off the ‘Rip-off Britain’ programme on BBC1. The programme was supposed to answer the question “whether fr...

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