Farmers, Smallholders Warned Not to Feed Kitchen Scraps to Animals – The Poultry Site

UK - The Animal and Plant Health Agency is warning farmers and smallholders not to feed catering or kitchen waste to livestock such as pigs and poultry, even if they are being kept as pets. Source: Farmers, Smallholders Warned Not to Feed Kitchen Scraps to Animals - The Poultry Site

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Oswestry Poultry Auction 25th April – Market Report

OSWESTRY POULTRY AUCTION SATURDAY 25TH APRIL 2015 MARKET REPORT   The weather report for the weekend wasn’t good, with the fine sunny weather reported to be turning cold and wet. It was certainly cooler but the rain stayed away in the main. The other thing that was cooler was the volume of birds entered. A …

10 things you wanted to know about chickens but were afraid to ask – 9#

More space doesn't always mean better welfare A stimulating debate was aired recently on BBC Countryfile which then spilt over on to various websites, agriculture press and social media. It wasn’t a humdinger but because there was a chicken element involved that I found myself following it quite closely, and became interested in the questions …

BBC Countryfile

A couple of blogs ago I mentioned I'd been out a few of the Royal agriculture shows working with The Rare Breeds Survival Trust promoting the UKs rare breed poultry as a part of their 40th Aniversary celebrations. Even with all the recent food scares and the general greater awareness of the public with regard …