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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.
New bird flu text alert service in NI
DAERA has launched a new text alert service to inform bird keepers of any disease outbreaks.
By Thomas Hubert on 15 October 2017
Following the news on Tuesday morning that Manor Farm is being sold to a Swedish poultry processor, we find out more about Scandi Standard and what it does.
By Odile Evans on 27 June 2017
Sale agreed on chicken processor Manor Farm
The agreement places a value of €70m on the farm which sources and processes approximately 50% of all fresh chicken sold on the Irish retail market.
By Odile Evans on 27 June 2017
British bird flu case just across the Irish Sea
British authorities have confirmed a fresh avian influenza case in Lancashire.
By Thomas Hubert on 05 May 2017
Free-range farmers say they have not suffered from the restrictions imposed on their flocks during the past four months
By Thomas Hubert on 27 April 2017
Bird flu management 'a success story' as restrictions lift
The Department of Agriculture has ended the compulsory housing of farmed birds in place since Christmas as a precaution against the spread of avian influenza, with no case recorded in Irish flocks.
By Thomas Hubert on 25 April 2017
Poultry housing restrictions lifted in England
All poultry in England will be allowed outside again from Thursday when housing restrictions are lifted.
By Amy McShane on 12 April 2017
EU importation of Brazilian poultry must stop - Carthy
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
16,000 chickens die in huge fire in northwest England
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
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