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Alternatives to Killing Male Day-old Chicks Explored at Wageningen - The Poultry Site

17, October 2014

NETHERLANDS - For finding alternatives for the killing of male day-old chicks, research shows a number of leads but no method is ready to be applied in practice. This was the conclusion of a symposium organised by Wageningen UR on 8 September.

Meat ruling slammed by trade body

17, October 2014

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has slammed a European Court of Justice ruling that pig and poultry meat recovered under low pressure must be labelled as mechanically separated meat (MSM).

New Video on Protecting UK Wildlife and Environment - The Poultry Site

17, October 2014

UK - The NFU releases a new video today to show how much farmers across England do to protect wildlife and the environment.

I've seen farming's future, and there's not a flatcap in sight - Telegraph

17, October 2014

A new breed of young men and women are redefining what it means to be a farmer in Britain today. It’s out with tweed caps and straw, in with social media and drones

Bluetongue disease halts Romania’s live cattle, sheep exports to EU

17, October 2014

The Romanian government has decided to halt exports of live cattle and sheep to the EU following the outbreak of bluetongue disease in a number of the country’s counties.

A call to end the "cruelty" of battery farmed rabbits | Leicester Mercury

17, October 2014

Rabbit is making a comeback several decades after myxomatosis devastated the UK population putting people off the lean game meat.

Aldi praised for 100% British fresh meat policy - 15/10/2014 - Farmers Weekly

17, October 2014

Aldi has been singled out for praise by the NFU over its commitment to source 100% of its fresh meat from the UK.

Whole Foods Will Now Tell You How Organic Their Veggies Are | TIME

17, October 2014

Produce will be rated based on pesticide, water and soil use, and its impact on human health and farmworkers

Rabbit is Britain's trendiest food. But read on and you may never want to eat it again | Daily Mail Online

16, October 2014

Nigella roasts hers with pancetta and herbs, Pippa Middleton’s favourite restaurant serves it in ravioli, swimming in butter, while Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall swears it’s most delicious baked in a pie.

Three ways to cut antibiotics use on poultry farms - 16/10/2014 - Farmers Weekly

16, October 2014

Antibiotics need to be used “as little as possible, but as much as necessary”, says poultry vet Andrew Walker of Slate Hall Veterinary Services.