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Management shake-up at Bernard Matthews
A raft of top management have left Norfolk turkey company Bernard Matthews, and former boss David Joll has stepped back in to take control as executive chairman
China’s bird flu threatens global poultry outlook
A new report from Rabobank finds that the positive outlook for the global poultry industry is highly dependent on the continuation of several trends
Positive global outlook for poultry threatened by bird flu in China
A new report from Rabobank finds that the positive outlook for the global poultry industry is highly dependent on the continuation of several trends.
Serbian seminar looks to issues around entry to European Union
Poultry industry — and legislation that would need to be implemented in countries seeking to join the European Union — were the main topics discussed when more than 80 participants from Serbia
‘Smart pig farming’ offers producers a brighter future
‘Smart pig farming’ — the application of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) — will offer hard-pushed pig farmers a way to remain competitive in the future.
Simplicity is the way forward for Red Tractor Pigs
The first steps have been taken towards simplifying the Red Tractor Pigs standards for both producers and auditors.
New pig industry scholarshipPrevious | More
A new Pig Industry Scholarship at Harper Adams University is aiming to help raise the profile of the exciting range of career opportunities in the pig industry, covering the allied industries as well as pig production.
Just five years to go from zero to hero
Starting from scratch, then progressing to running a successful farm within just five years, makes Tom Wright the Young Farmer of the Year, reports Chris Lyddon
ID vulnerable areas and strengthen your flock’s defences
St David’s Poultry Team’s Barry Thorp BVMS PhD MRCVS shares some key pointers on how to safeguard poultry health with a belt-and-braces approach to biosecurity
Fresh eye on ventilation boosts health and welfarePrevious | More
Poor ventilation on pig farms is one of the barriers to the industry’s attempts to improve stock health. The BPEX ventilation project reveals how some simple and cost-effective measures can make significant differences
HMRC has its sights on holiday lets, with ramifications for inheritance tax, Richard Wright warns
Holiday lets have long been a successful diversification for many farm businesses
Going for, going for - GOLD
A new calendar depicts guinea pigs going for gold at a huge sporting event like the Olympics
Ramsay Hands U.K. Spotted Pig Trademark to U.S. OwnersPrevious | More
Gordon Ramsay Holdings International Ltd. has obtained the U.K. trademark for “The Spotted Pig” and immediately handed it over to owners to the New York restaurant and bar of the same name
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