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Greenfield 'guilty' of lagging behind others on egg price
Rachel Donovan
Egg producers have campaigned for two years to get a price that takes account of higher costs, IFA poultry chair Nigel Sweetnam has said.
27 December 2023 Feature
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.
16 December 2023 Poultry
Remarkable resilience in poultry sector
Adam Woods previews what's inside this week’s special poultry focus.
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
Neven Maguire: bring on the brunch bunch
These brunch recipes are simple and quick to come together, but also impressive enough to serve guests at your next get-together, writes Neven Maguire.
8 November 2023 Neven
Stonegate in dispute with NI egg suppliers
The Stonegate Food Group Ltd specialises in the supply of free-range and organic eggs to major UK supermarket chains.
8 November 2023 Northern Ireland
€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
'Cautious optimism' for bird flu this winter
David Wright reports from the industry conference organised by the Poultry Industry Education Trust
1 November 2023 Northern Ireland
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
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