poultry

  1. unlacedgecko

    Farm Vendor Finance

    Thoughts of the collective?
  2. G

    Tyne tunnel toll ripoff

    The wife got diverted off the A1 back in april and the diversion went through the tunnel, there was no apparent place to pay so she drove on. Not her choice of route Now they want £60 the hoors How do u fix this?
  3. Stags Agri

    THE SOUTH WEST JUNE ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF 60 TRACTORS, EXCAVATORS, TELEHANDLERS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT

    NOW LIVE! THE SOUTH WEST JUNE ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF 60 TRACTORS, EXCAVATORS, TELEHANDLERS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT ***TO INCLUDE: A SPECIAL DISPERSAL SALE OF THATCHING REED EQUIPMENT NR TAUNTON AND 1250 POTATO BOXES*** RUNNING FROM: THURSDAY 26TH MAY...
  4. Wynnstay

    Wynnstay Agri-Hub Podcast - Episode 8: Early Flock Management for Targeted Egg Size

    Our podcast host, Tony is joined by three members of the Wynnstay Poultry Team; Fiona Hunt, Fred Liddell and Steve Marriott, as they discuss the link between egg size and profitability and look into how early flock management decisions can influence the size of eggs produced throughout the lay...
  5. G

    Is it legal for a neighbour to kill my guineafowl flow if they go on to their land?

    We have two flocks of free ranging guineafowl and one of them (16 birds) has been feeding in a neighbouring property. The neighbour has killed 14 and badly wounded another with a crossbow. Is it legal for him to do so if the birds are 'trespassing' on his land? Thanks in advance for any advice.
  6. Scholsey

    Which beef breed bull to use going forward

    I know its been discussed before but are people moving away from using blue semen on cows to a more grazing/forage type breed bull? Tempted to move to hereford/angus but BBs seem to be far easier to sell when down with TB etc. Been burnt multiple times with herefords but will there be a big...
  7. ajd132

    What should the NFU be doing?

    Having a discussion last night with some friends about the power of the NFU or lack thereof. i have thought for a while now they mostly focus on the wrong things. For example, lobbying the government to stop imports not grown to our standards (this is utterly impossible waste of time and will...
  8. Agriland RSS

    Tesco supports its UK egg suppliers with new contracts

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Tesco has today (Thursday, May 26) announced new five-year contracts for all of its five shell egg suppliers. These are: Anglia Free Range Eggs (England); Glenrath Farms (Scotland); Griffiths Family Farms (England); Noble Foods (England); and Skea Eggs...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Cranswick reaffirms financial outlook for 2022

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland Cranswick has reported an unchanged outlook for the current financial year, according to preliminary results published by the UK food company today (Tuesday, May 24). The group, which employs over 13,300 people across 20 facilities in the UK, has...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Avian Influenza Prevention Zone in NI lifted

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) which was introduced back in November to help slow the spread of bird flu across Northern Ireland has been lifted. And, the ban on poultry gatherings will end on June 1, said Minister of Agriculture, Environment...
  11. Agriland RSS

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

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland A Finnish food-tech start-up has discovered a way to get up to 30% more from a single chicken by harnessing the nutritional benefits of bones. It means that more poultry-based food can be produced from the same amount of raw material while reducing the...
  12. MX7

    The conflict of growing crops for biomass or food.

    The looming world tight supply of cereals/ maize(corn), makes me question the growing of crops , worldwide, for biomass to feed AD facilities , versus using the same amount of ha’s to grow cereals for human /animal consumption. Worldwide I wonder how many ha’s of biomass crops are grown to feed...
  13. F

    I'm not sure as dairy farmers we work as hard as we think

    Today we finished putting up a concrete slurry store. For the last month I have had a glimpse of the life of a construction worker. So after bank holiday Monday they got into the car at 3 am Tuesday morning and arrived on site at 9. They then worked from 7.30 till 5 every day until following...
  14. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    Innovative ruminant diet formulation needed as feed costs soar

    With high feed costs jeopardising profitability, dairy and beef producers are being encouraged to utilise proven feed additives to make diets more cost effective and flexible, replicating the approach taken in monogastric diet formulation. “Fine tuning ruminant diets with proven feed additives...
  15. Agriland RSS

    UN distributes seed potatoes to over 17,000 households in Ukraine

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has distributed seed potato kits to over 17,700 vulnerable households in rural Ukraine. The organisation, which is working to safeguard food security in the war-torn country, believes...
  16. Agriland RSS

    ‘Agflation’ breaks through the 30% barrier

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland UK ‘agflation’ has been soaring since the beginning of the year and shows no sign of flattening off, according to farm business consultancy, The Andersons Centre. This trend has been driven, primarily, by the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Agflation The...
  17. S

    Situation Vacant Poultry handlers wanted.

    We are looking for poultry handlers as well as team leaders. Full and part time positions available but must be full time to hold team leader position. Poultry handlers start pay of 10ph. Team leaders pay is to be discussed. Team leaders must hold a UK driving license. All training and PPE...
  18. Bignor Farmer

    Red Tractor non conformance

    I don’t usually have too many problems with my audit but I do put in a huge amount of work in advance. Am I wasting my time? What is the consequence of lots of lots of non-critical failures? Sorry Mr Inspector I don’t have any grain temperature and moisture records this year but it all sold...
  19. D

    Scrapping farm assurance

    After discussions with the people we sell cattle to it has become clear that beef assurance is a waste of time, effort and money. now here’s my dilemma…. this week we have a “visit” to do Arable and Beef inspection. arable (for now) is going to have to stay assured so do I…… A - ring the...
  20. R J

    India Bans wheat exports

    Just heard this on the radio this morning , with immediate affect
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