Egg farmers warned about danger of conflicting carbon counting methods
Noel Bardon
EU plans to ban imported feed grown on deforested lands will help retailers meet their carbon footprint targets, but will not help the farming sector meet its Government emissions target.
24 April 2024 Northern Ireland
More growers leave Moy Park for eggs
Before eggs packers started recruiting existing poultry units, Moy Park had firm control over its supply chain.
21 April 2024 News
Students run successful 'hatch it out' programme in schools
'Hatch it out' is a five-week programme for primary schools, aiming to educate children on chick development through a hands-on experience.
Scotland proposes ban on enriched cages
Under the proposals, enriched caged production will be banned from 2034
3 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Largest egg producer in US culls 1.5m birds due to bird flu
One of the Unites States' largest egg producers has had to cull over 1.5m birds as a result of bird flu.
3 April 2024 News
Cost of a full Irish up 2.3% - CSO
The price of the dairy elements of the breakfast decreased comparing January 2024 with the same month in 2023.
16 March 2024 News
NI poultry at risk from variable water quality
David Wright reports from a conference organised by St David's Poultry Team.
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Agriculture news in-brief from NI
Round-up of weekly news from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland
28 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Greenfield 'guilty' of lagging behind others on egg price
Egg producers have campaigned for two years to get a price that takes account of higher costs, IFA poultry chair Nigel Sweetnam has said.
20 February 2024 News
A ginormous egg, a Belgian Blue calf and everything in between
From Co Cork, Seán Coleman has cows, horses and hens to keep him busy on the family farm. Outside the farm gate, from swimming, to floorball and GAA, he has lots more going on.
27 December 2023 Feature
Remarkable resilience in poultry sector
Adam Woods previews what's inside this week’s special poultry focus.
16 December 2023 Poultry
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