Navigating changing ventilation requirements

With the British Pig and Poultry Fair underway at the Birmingham NEC, John Lack, business development manager at Hydor has discussed how the business can help farmers navigate changing ventilation requirements to maintain healthy animals.

New product launch as company embraces change and continuing quality

Hysolv Ltd, which is showcasing a new product in its disinfectant range at the upcoming Pig & Poultry Fair, has announced a new managing director and communications manager, heralding a new chapter for the company.

Livestock farmers invited to British Pig & Poultry Fair next week

Livestock farmers have been invited to attend the British Pig & Poultry Fair next week. This free event offers a two-day packed event of forums, networking, expert advice and new products. 

New data reveals ‘erosion of British poultry supply chains’ since Brexit 

The British Poultry Council commented on the latest data from HMRC, saying that the 56% drop in poultry meat exports since 2020 underscores the cost of Brexit.

The UK declares zonal freedom from bird flu 

Defra has self-declared “zonal freedom” from bird flu. The UK is now in line with World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) rules. 

Avian influenza outbreak in Yorkshire: 48,000 free-range birds infected 

Avian influenza has been confirmed on a Yorkshire free-range farm consisting of 48,000 birds. It is the UK’s first case in months. 

Supermarket to reduce poultry stocking densities

Morrisons has just announced it will lower its poultry stocking density to 30kg/m2 by the end of the year.

Poultry farmers win High Court battle against APHA on bird flu compensation  

Poultry farmers have won a landmark legal challenge against the government in a battle over the proper compensation payable to poultry farmers affected by avian flu.

Reflecting on farming in 2023

With 2024 well underway, it’s the time of year to reflect on lessons learnt from the last 12 months. Stuart Wilkieson, Sam Coulson, and John Lack from Elta Group’s agricultural brands answer some key questions on the trends seen.

British farmers take to social media to celebrate Buy my Turkey Day

Families are being encouraged to buy British, buy local and buy a whole turkey this Christmas, as part of an NFU campaign to celebrate British turkey producers.

Poultry farmers urged to “make their voices heard”

The NFU is urgently seeking information on poultry farmers’ plans for production over the next few years.

Avian flu risk reduced to medium

Defra has downgraded the risk of HPAI H5 in wild birds, after a reduction in the number of findings.

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