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Industrial emissions directive targets small poultry and pig farmers - IFA
Amy Forde
Without an amendment, the directive would bring very small pig and poultry units into a scenario where they needed a full EPA licence, the IFA warned.
Biosecurity in broiler and layer flocks – prevention is better than outbreaks
17 December 2023 Poultry
Biosecurity in broiler and layer flocks – prevention is better than outbreaks
Dr Carla Gomes, Animal Health Ireland, takes a look at biosecurity issues in poultry flocks.
Positive outlook for poultry markets in 2024
13 December 2023 Poultry
Positive outlook for poultry markets in 2024
Peter Duggan, Bord Bia poultry markets specialist takes a look at global poultry market and what the outlook for 2024 is like.
Ireland’s poultry sector commits to lowering emissions in new roadmap
The roadmap also states that a priority for the poultry sector will be to work with Bord Bia to further develop its carbon footprinting model.
1 December 2023 Poultry
€40m for Dutch poultry business to hatch female-only chicks
This funding will propel the expansion of 'Ella', which is a fast and accurate technology to determine the sex of hatching eggs at an early stage.
4 November 2023 Poultry
Gene-edited hens immune to bird flu – ICL research
Hens with resistance to bird flu could soon be available for UK poultry growers following recent research.
28 October 2023 Poultry
Poultry farmer views: 'I'm selling a product at a price that has a margin'
Rachel Donovan spoke to a number of broiler farmers at a conference in Limerick last week who were positive about the industry.
4 October 2023 News
Poultry farmers warned of break-ins by animal rights activists
A broiler conference in Limerick heard about break-ins on chicken farms by animal rights activists.
4 October 2023 News
Broiler production the 'most carbon-efficient' farming
Speaking about the low carbon footprint associated with broiler production in Ireland, Alltech's Paula McCooey said that farmers must know what their baseline is in order to track improvements.
4 October 2023 News
Egg-static: new challenger for Ireland’s largest hen egg
It was a case of good feeding and excellent flock-man-ship from 12-year-old Charles Nolan, with hen Coffee a new contender for producing Ireland’s largest hen egg.
25 September 2023 News
My Farming Week: Declan O’Flynn, Strawhall Farm, Fermoy, Co Cork
Egg producers Declan and Ann O'Flynn farm 44,000 hens outside Fermoy, Co Cork.
20 September 2023 Poultry
Egg producers still looking for 2c/egg price increase
Some egg producers continue to question their future in the business as the prices they receive for eggs continue to make it difficult to derive a stable income.
6 September 2023 Poultry