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Megafarms are “the way that we’re going to feed the country”, reports The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Growing consumer demand for chicken meat could lead to an increase in the number of industrial-scale poultry farms being built across the UK, the head of Britain’s influential poultry lobby

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New figures show continued focus on farm safety is needed

The NFU, together with other agricultural organisations, is continuing to work with farmers to focus on improving their health and safety on farm and making changes for the better, as

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IPPE Insights: Trends in global poultry industry

ANALYSIS – Jerome Baudon, head of Global Avian Strategic Business Unit with Boehringer Ingelheim, shares strategic trends he sees in the global poultry industry as well as how those trends

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Tyson Foods acquires leading brand of organic chicken

USA – Tyson Foods, Inc. has become one of the nation’s leading producers of organic branded chicken through its acquisition of Tecumseh Poultry LLC The purchase, announced 4 June 2018,

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Improving Egg Production Profits with Pullet Weight Management

The annual BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey constitutes thelongest running and most comprehensive survey of its kind. The survey results provide insights on the incidence of the six major mycotoxins in the

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Public benefits of organic farming need formal recognition, says leading organic body

The public benefits offered to the UK by organic agriculture need to be properly recognised and rewarded by government post-Brexit, according to leading organic certifier OF&G OF&G says the development

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Save money and boost bird health with new wormer

Poultry smallholders could save up to 25% and boost bird health and productivity by using a new medicated wormer to tackle internal parasites “Historically, smallholders have faced a decision between

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India’s farmed chickens given some of the strongest antibiotics

A report by Madlen Davies and Rahul M for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism reveals that chickens in India have been dosed with some of the strongest antibiotics in medicine.

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Maple Leaf Farms celebrates 60 years in the poultry business

LEESBURG, IN, 1 February 2018 – Maple Leaf Farms, a fourth generation family owned poultry company, is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2018 with a year-long look back at its

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A game of chicken: how India’s poultry farms are spawning global superbugs

In a warehouse on a farm in Ranga Reddy district near Hyderabad, a clutch of chicks has just been delivered. Some 5,000 birds peck at one another as they loiter