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Pig levy hike ‘vital’ for producers
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board has defended proposals for a 20% hike in the pork levy – arguing that it is vital to deliver value for money to producers. Announced in October, the planned increase would be the first for more than 20 years. It follows a challenging... Read more
Poultry producers pile on pressure for egg sector inquiry
Farm leaders have called for a poultry meat supply chain inquiry after Defra announced a review aimed at ensuring a fairer market for the egg sector. The NFU said a Defra investigation should also be launched into the broiler sector because poultry producers face similar challenges to egg producers... Read more
Producers make great strides in reducing antibiotics usage
Pig and poultry producers are at the forefront of efforts to reduce antibiotics in UK livestock production, confirm the latest figures. UK livestock sectors continue to make positive progress towards  antibiotic use targets for the years 2021-2024 – with some sectors reaching goals early, according to the RUMA Targets... Read more
Watch out for broiler health during summer months

A drop in broiler intestinal health among poultry flocks during the summer months is becoming more pronounced, suggests the latest data.

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