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Poultry farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest poultry farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all poultry farming and production news developments in the poultry sector.
All poultry in England will be allowed outside again from Thursday when housing restrictions are lifted.
By Amy McShane on 12 April 2017
During 2016, a total of 184 international notifications were received concerning animal products of Brazilian origin.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 04 April 2017
Bord Bia is set to revise the terms and conditions of the poultry products quality assurance scheme in the coming months and artisan poultry farmers are hopeful it will accommodate them.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 23 March 2017
Ireland's retailers have been selling the last batches of free-range eggs before the sector loses its label for the period between 17 March and 30 April as a result of bird flu restrictions.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 March 2017
China's decision to impose a temporary ban on Brazilian meat imports has closed the main market for the South American's giant meat industry.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 March 2017
Nearly 16,000 chickens died in a huge blaze that broke out last Sunday at a poultry farm on the outskirts of Carlisle in northwest England. Another 16,000 were saved.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 20 March 2017
After 12 weeks of forced housing to avoid the risk of bird flu contagion from wild birds, poultry products from the Republic of Ireland can no longer be labelled as free range.
By Thomas Hubert on 16 March 2017
Bird flu housing restrictions in place since Christmas could lead to the loss of the valuable free-range label on St Patrick's Day for many farmers.
By Thomas Hubert on 09 March 2017
The news will come as a relief to free-range farmers who were facing losing their status if birds were to be kept indoors after 17 March.
By Amy McShane on 01 March 2017
Three birds tested positive for the H5N8 virus in Co Galway this week, the Department of Agriculture has reported.
By Thomas Hubert on 24 February 2017
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has disputed allegations that 'dirty meat' could be entering the food chain.
By Amy McShane on 21 February 2017
Removing free-range status from farmers could cost €3/bird difference between free-range and housed birds.
By Amy McShane on 21 February 2017
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