The cost of red mite across Europe has been put at €230 million in lost production every year. Photo: Van Assendelft

Finding a vaccine for red mite

Red mite is a pervasive pest in both the laying hen and broiler breeder sectors. It can cause significant...

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Metro Group to go cage free

German multinational retailer Metro Group has announced it will only source eggs from cage-free farming systems...

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China lifts US live poultry ban

China has lifted all remaining barriers to US poultry exporters, the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural...

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Bird flu found on Scottish farm

Scotland’s National Farmers Union has urged poultry farmers to up their biosecurity after a non-notifiable...

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Farmers mental health highlighted

A UK-based charity is highlighting the mental health challenges that farmers can face on a day-to-day basis.

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China reports H5N1 case

China has reported a case of H5N1 avian influenza on a poultry farm in the Hunan province.

Richard Pennycook. Photo: 2 Sisters

New chairman for Boparan Holdings

Former Co-op Group chief executive Richard Pennycook is to succeed Lord Charles Allen of Kensington as chairman...

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EU steps up AI control measures

The European Union has adopted protective measures in relation to outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza...

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Romania confirms H5N8 AI

Romania has become the latest country to record an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza.