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Poultry welfare proposals could ‘quadruple’ chicken costs – IFA
Noel Bardon
Costs would surge if poultry stocking rates are dropped and low limits set for broiler growth rates, Sweetnam said.
16 May 2023 Poultry
Two UK poultry workers test positive for bird flu
The poultry farm workers have since tested negative and had no bird flu symptoms.
3 May 2023 News
Irish poultry units H5N1-free since November
Cases of pathogenic H5N1 are still being reported in Ireland’s wild bird populations.
Biosecurity lessons learned from UK bird flu outbreak
A poultry farmer meeting heard that unit biosecurity and hygiene measures are essential in safeguarding flocks from pathogenic strains of bird flu.
3 May 2023 Poultry
New challenger for Ireland’s largest egg
A Limerick teen is convinced his egg is the largest to ever be laid in Ireland.
25 April 2023 Poultry
Strict new EU rules proposed for poultry farms
The EFSA has recommended sweeping changes to way that broilers and eggs are produced across the EU.
19 April 2023 News
Teagasc event on future of egg sector set for Cavan
A poultry farmer meeting will be held on Tuesday, with layer welfare, flock health and renewable energy all on the agenda.
19 April 2023 News
Poultry housing order to be lifted next week
A poultry housing order, in place since early November, is to be lifted next week, meaning flock keepers can then let their birds outside.
13 April 2023 Poultry
TAMS Pig and Poultry Investment Scheme opens for applications
The third scheme under the new TAMS III has been opened for pig and poultry farmers.
11 April 2023 Schemes
Bird flu detected in 16 wild birds to date in 2023
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 has been confirmed in wild birds which were found in Cork, Limerick, Roscommon, Tipperary and Westmeath.
11 April 2023 Poultry
€30m Silver Hill Duck expansion creates 50 new jobs
A Monaghan-based duck producer is expanding its operations as it continues to drive exports to international markets.
31 March 2023 News
Source of salmonella outbreak in poultry flocks yet to be identified
Potential sources of infection can include, but are not limited to, an infected broiler breeder flock, cross-contamination in the hatchery and contaminated feed.
27 February 2023 Poultry