Poultry

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

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

Irish duck and Hollywood stars – the journey from Emyvale

Irish duck and Hollywood stars – the journey from Emyvale

Silver Hill Irish premium duck is a familiar name to many who are fond of a nice peking duck dish,...

February 26, 2022

U.S to provide $215m in grants to expand meat and poultry sectors

U.S to provide $215m in grants to expand meat and poultry sectors

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has today (Thursday, February 24) announced that it is making available up to $215...

February 24, 2022

UN Food Price Index: Quotations for oils, meat and dairy rise

UN Food Price Index: Quotations for oils, meat and dairy rise

The gauge for world food prices went up in January, largely catalysed by supply-side constraints for vegetable oils, the Food...

February 3, 2022

Nominations open for NFU Poultry Board

Nominations open for NFU Poultry Board

Nominations for those who wish to sit on the national poultry board of the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) to actively...

January 27, 2022

Research project aims to improve poultry welfare without antibiotic reliance

Research project aims to improve poultry welfare without antibiotic reliance

A biotechnology firm has been awarded a research grant worth more than £500,000 – as part of an industrial consortium...

January 26, 2022

Over 80 bird flu cases in UK and Ireland since start of outbreak

Over 80 bird flu cases in UK and Ireland since start of outbreak

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has said that over 80 cases of bird flu have been...

January 5, 2022

Avian influenza could wreak chaos on entire poultry sector

Avian influenza could wreak chaos on entire poultry sector

Authorities in Northern Ireland (NI) have sought to highlight the potential chaos that avian influenza, or bird flu, could wreak...

December 17, 2021

Farming sectors performing well in Northern Ireland

Farming sectors performing well in Northern Ireland

Danske Bank’s head of agri-business, Rodney Brown, is confirming that most of Northern Ireland’s farming sectors are performing well at...

October 18, 2021

Poultry keepers urged to prepare for avian flu

Poultry keepers urged to prepare for avian flu

The UK’s chief veterinary offices are encouraging poultry keepers to take action now in order to reduce the risk of...

October 13, 2021

How to hire a poultry worker or HGV food driver with a temporary visa

How to hire a poultry worker or HGV food driver with a temporary visa

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, along with the Department for Transport and the Home Office, has published...

October 8, 2021

Government to issue short-term visas for poultry workers for Christmas

Government to issue short-term visas for poultry workers for Christmas

Up to 5,000 temporary visas will be made available for poultry workers to travel and work in the UK just...

September 27, 2021

10 days for UK poultry keepers to prepare for new housing measures

10 days for UK poultry keepers to prepare for new housing measures

New poultry housing rules will come into force throughout the UK on Monday, December 14, giving keepers 10 days to...

December 4, 2020

Moy Park to partially close Antrim plant for 2019

Moy Park to partially close Antrim plant for 2019

Northern Ireland firm Moy Park is to cease processing live birds at its Co. Antrim plant due to “challenging market...

April 3, 2019

Chicken enriched with Omega-3 ‘likely to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, dementia and depression’

Chicken enriched with Omega-3 ‘likely to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, dementia and depression’

The regular consumption of naturally enriched omega-3 chicken and eggs is likely to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, dementia...

November 16, 2017

Turkey has a strong future within the Irish poultry meat sector

Turkey has a strong future within the Irish poultry meat sector

Turkey production will be a key growth area within the Irish poultry sector, according to Professor Geoff Simmons from Queen’s...

November 6, 2017

The prospects for chicken remain very buoyant

The prospects for chicken remain very buoyant

The global chicken business continues to evolve and grow in all regions, according to Gary Millar – the business development...

November 4, 2017