Pig/Poultry

Pesticide users: Deadline to register details approaching

Pesticide users: Deadline to register details approaching

Farmers that use professional Plant Protection Products (PPPs) and adjuvants are being reminded that the deadline to register their details...

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UK red-meat exporters visit the Philippines with AHDB

UK red-meat exporters visit the Philippines with AHDB

UK red meat exporters have taken part in the first Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) trade mission to Asia...

May 24, 2022

‘It’s the same nugget, just better’ – company harnesses nutritional benefits of bones

‘It’s the same nugget, just better’ – company harnesses nutritional benefits of bones

A Finnish food-tech start-up has discovered a way to get up to 30% more from a single chicken by harnessing...

May 22, 2022

Tesco announces £10m support for UK pig industry

Tesco announces £10m support for UK pig industry

Tesco has today (Monday, May 16) announced funding of £10 million for its UK pig farmers, as the pork industry...

May 16, 2022

Less than half of levy payers respond to AHDB consultation

Less than half of levy payers respond to AHDB consultation

Less than half (42%) of levy payers responded to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board’s (AHDB’s) Shape the Future consultation....

May 16, 2022

Bird flu case confirmed in Nottinghamshire

Bird flu case confirmed in Nottinghamshire

A new case of avian influenza (bird flu) has been proclaimed, in commercial poultry at a premises near Lowdham, Newark...

May 12, 2022

Waitrose announces £16m support scheme for pig farmers

Waitrose announces £16m support scheme for pig farmers

Supermarket chain Waitrose has announced a support scheme worth up to £16 million for its British pig farmers. It will...

May 6, 2022

UK meat to be showcased at major Canadian event

UK meat to be showcased at major Canadian event

Beef, lamb and pork from the UK will be showcased at Canada’s largest major foodservice and hospitality event, the Restaurants...

May 3, 2022

Company fined £44,000 after poultry shed malfunction kills over 27,000 chickens

Company fined £44,000 after poultry shed malfunction kills over 27,000 chickens

A company that manages poultry farms has been fined £44,000 after a computer malfunction in a broiler shed ventilation system...

April 28, 2022

British vets warn delaying import checks could lead to ASF threat

British vets warn delaying import checks could lead to ASF threat

British vets have warned that delaying import checks on animals and animal products entering the UK could have serious implications...

April 28, 2022

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

The latest episode of Farmland, which shines a light on how the current inflation and input crises are affecting two key areas...

April 26, 2022

NFU Scotland welcomes lifting of bird housing restrictions

NFU Scotland welcomes lifting of bird housing restrictions

NFU Scotland’s Poultry Working Group has welcomed the announcement that, from Monday, May 2, housing measures placed on birds in...

April 26, 2022

Sainsbury’s offers £2.8m to support its pork farmers

Sainsbury’s offers £2.8m to support its pork farmers

Sainsbury’s has announced an additional support payment of up to £2.8m for its pork development group, the supermarket’s aligned farmer...

April 25, 2022

Bird flu: Housing measures to end next week

Bird flu: Housing measures to end next week

The mandatory housing measures introduced across the UK to help stop the spread of avian influenza (bird flu) will be...

April 25, 2022

Call for supermarkets to stop ‘poison poultry’

Call for supermarkets to stop ‘poison poultry’

The Soil Association has today (Monday, April 25) launched a petition calling on UK supermarkets to remove harmful pesticides from...

April 25, 2022

Lincolnshire Trading Standards removes 225 pigs from farm

Lincolnshire Trading Standards removes 225 pigs from farm

Lincolnshire Trading Standards has removed 225 pigs from a farm it deemed to be a high-risk premises. An investigation, warranted...

April 22, 2022

Warning of egg shortages due to ‘suffocating’ supermarket prices

Warning of egg shortages due to ‘suffocating’ supermarket prices

British free-range organic egg farmers are considering a mass exodus from the industry due to the lack of compensation at...

April 20, 2022

Standard Pig Price must break £2/kg soon – NFU Scotland

Standard Pig Price must break £2/kg soon – NFU Scotland

The National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland has said that in order to preserve the pig industry, the standard pig price...

April 19, 2022