[Video] A Seamless Transition

Managing pullets for a smooth changeover from rear to lay.

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[Video] What the peck?

Enrichments for pullets and hens.

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Yorkshire Egg Producers discuss feather cover

General challenges in egg production and ways of maintaining feather cover were discussed at the January meeting at a workshop run by the Laying Hen Welfare Forum. Key concerns were disease challenges, litter quality and ventilation. Providing enrichments, including pecking blocks, was found to be useful by many producers to maintain feather cover.

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Hot topics at Norfolk Suffolk Poultry Association

Brexit and Salmonella were key concerns for some 40-50 attendees who gathered in Norwich on 18th November 2019.

Mark Williams, BEIC, outlined the uncertain political situation, whilst making it clear that whatever shade of UK government emerges a ban on beak tipping will be on the agenda. In his view, industry rather than legislation will most likely move to a ban following consumer demand.

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Large turnout for LHWF speakers in Wales

The future of beak tipping, egg trading and managing feather pecking drew some 70 producers and Industry to a meeting on 30th October.

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