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

Poultry gatherings suspended following avian flu case – Press releases – GOV.UK

Further measures announced to reduce the risk of avian flu spreading Source: Poultry gatherings suspended following avian flu case - Press releases - GOV.UK It is a huge shame that in precisely two weeks we have gone from preventative measures taken as a precaution, to an outbreak of AI, albeit localised, and then to the …

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 …

Chicken Nugget – The Turkey (I’m not just for Christmas)

Mention turkey to most people and you will get anecdotes of Christmas feasts, and more often than not the recollections of how many subsequent meals consisting of turkey were consumed thereafter. Ask what people think of the bird itself and quite often to will get a response revolving around "ugly looking thing that’s a bit daft." …