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Sunak commits to broiler sector review at NFU conference

Sunak commits to broiler sector review at NFU conference

THE Prime Minister used part of his address to the NFU's annual conference this week to announce a review into the fairness of the broiler supply chain. Several industry leaders, including the NFU, have called for a look at how fair the UK's broiler sector operates...

Broiler and turkey placings off to a slow start in 2024

Broiler and turkey placings off to a slow start in 2024

This year has got off to a slow start for the poultrymeat sector, with both broiler and turkey placings lower than in the same month a year ago. Weekly broiler numbers and turkey numbers were both down by a similar amount. See also: Retail poultry and egg inflation...

Man fined for failing to house poultry

Man fined for failing to house poultry

A MAN has been fined for breaching Welsh poultry housing order rules. Alastair Meikle of Gardd Afon, Tafolwern, Llanbrynmair was prosecuted by Powys County Council's Animal Health Team for the offence. See also: £20,000 fine for poultry farmer over bird flu and food...

New added-value egg manufacturing site for Noble Foods

New added-value egg manufacturing site for Noble Foods

Noble Foods has announced a "substantial" investment in an added-value manufacturing site.  The new Leicestershire facility, which opens in the summer, will help Noble Foods diversify its offerings and expand its Consumer Foods business beyond traditional shell egg. ...

Welsh poultry farmer wins award for ‘grassroots commitment to NFU’

Welsh poultry farmer wins award for ‘grassroots commitment to NFU’

A poultry producer from mid-Wales has been honoured at NFU Conference for her dedication and commitment to the NFU and Welsh farming industry. This year’s Meurig Raymond Award – named after the NFU’s former president – was presented to NFU Cymru member Sharon Hammond...

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A 12-month project over 2023 showcasing how every part of poultry meat and egg farming, packing and processing is moving towards a more sustainable future.

This new initiative will drive an understanding of the challenges and opportunities that surround the complex subject of sustainability.

Net Zero

The UK currently aims to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, with the NFU having a more ambitious target for agriculture of 2040.

Many retailers have set targets that are even more ambitious – and some are already stocking products, such as eggs, that are certified carbon neutral.

But how will these targets change how we rear broilers or keep hens? How will farm infrastructure change, and what inputs will we be using to feed, heat or manage flock health?

The Poultry.Network Sustainability Hub aims to answer these questions with our sponsor partners.

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Poultry Network’s 2023 in review

Poultry Network’s 2023 in review

IT has been a year of ups and downs for the UK’s poultry sector – margins have improved for many egg producers, but profitability has plummeted in...

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