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20 June 2016 Views 651
Heal Farms

Multi-tier rearing units are better for the health and welfare of the birds and produce more financi...


13 May 2016 Views 591
Poultry vaccine 'Salmovac 440' launch

The manufacturer of a new vaccine says it will offer longer and better protection against both salmo...


13 May 2016 Views 358
Former NFU President vs UKIP MEP: Brexit debate fires up farmers at Pig & Poultry Fair

The forthcoming referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union was the su...


15 April 2016 Views 360
Difficult year predicted for egg producers despite optimism for egg consumption

Lion Eggs chief Andrew Joret fears the next year could be a difficult one for egg producers, althoug...


16 March 2016 Views 385
Concern over Government plans to cut antibiotic use

The head of a body representing animal medicines manufacturers says that some recommendations in a G...


8 March 2016 Views 487
Don't fight over multi-tier

Tesco agricultural manager John Kirkpatrick has urged free range egg producers not to fight amongst ...


25 February 2016 Views 699
Government discusses AI response tactics at NFU conference

Elizabeth Truss discusses the Government's response tactics at the NFU Conference in February 20...


24 February 2016 Views 403
Farmers hear Brexit divisions at NFU Conference

Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss threw her weight behind the campaign to keep the UK in the Eur...


19 February 2016 Views 402
Dragons' Den hopeful looks for other colour coded cracking egg contracts

Rob Shaw was unable to persuade the entrepreneurs on BBC’s Dragons’ Den to invest in his...


1 February 2016 Views 439
Dutch Soya Feed

Some Dutch poultry farmers have been reducing the amount of soya in their chicken feed with the help...


28 January 2016 Views 1059
Free Range Multi Tier

Some free range producers provide their hens with a multi-tier system. A multi-tier system allows bi...


15 January 2016 Views 386
Poultry industry concerned at UK bird flu clean-up costs and procedures

An American vet has told British producers of a cheaper and quicker way to deal with secondary clean...


18 December 2015 Views 353
Insurance and levy set to protect poultry industry

An industry-wide levy to cover clean-up costs and more extensive housing orders for free range birds...


27 November 2015 Views 441
'Countryfile' star Adam Henson presents awards at British Free Range Egg Conference

The cream of Britain’s free range egg producers were honoured in the annual awards of the Brit...


20 November 2015 Views 570
Investment in new technology to increase efficiency and capacity at Hy-Line hatchery

Increased capacity and the installation of innovative new technology will result from investment of ...


13 November 2015 Views 388
Producer speaks out about devastating impact of avian influenza

The owner of a Lancashire egg business devastated by an outbreak of avian influenza has spoken about...


4 November 2015 Views 375
Farming Minister George Eustice discusses impending beak trim decision

Farming Minister George Eustice told poultry industry leaders that he could make no decision on beak...


2 November 2015 Views 468
Beak trim ban

The chairman of an influential Parliamentary committee says he does not expect the Government to go ...


26 October 2015 Views 448
Award winning egg producer plans to double flock size

Free range egg producer James Baxter is looking to double the number of birds on his family farm nea...


9 October 2015 Views 406
Politicians urged to do more to tackle rural crime

Politicians have been called on to do more to tackle rural crime after a national survey revealed a ...


8 October 2015 Views 658
Free Range Eggs

David Preece, the poultry manager at the Benham Estate near Newbury in Berkshire, is starring in the...


8 October 2015 Views 1593
Secret Life of Free Range Chickens

The secret life of free range chicken is a light hearted look at chickens' natural behaviour. Ch...


30 September 2015 Views 514
Huge investment and expansion confirms Fairburn’s commitment to free range producers

Fast growing egg producer and packer L J Fairburn & Son is continuing to press ahead with huge i...


24 September 2015 Views 484
Wake up to Eggs with Bacon

Nobody knows eggs better than Bacon, Kevin Bacon. Find out what Bacon knows by watching this web fil...