Poultry

Irish firm to work on EU feather recycling project

Irish firm to work on EU feather recycling project

An Irish food and agri-business consultancy firm has been chosen to take part in a circular economy initiative to convert...

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Teagasc to host webinar series on poultry

Teagasc to host webinar series on poultry

Teagasc will host a number of online webinars on the poultry sector over the coming weeks as part of its...

November 18, 2020

Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers urged to prepare for winter avian flu

Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers urged to prepare for winter avian flu

Chief Veterinary Officers (CVOs) across the UK are encouraging poultry keepers to take action to reduce the risk of disease...

October 15, 2020

What is the department’s outlook for sheep, pigs and poultry?

What is the department’s outlook for sheep, pigs and poultry?

The Annual Review and Outlook 2020 for the agriculture sector was released today (Thursday, October 8) by the Department of...

October 8, 2020

Using flies in food production: The answer for global demands?

Using flies in food production: The answer for global demands?

While there may be a cause out there for humans turning to insects for food, it hasn’t quite compelled Ireland...

July 19, 2020

New group set up to help free-range farmers ‘navigate the challenges’

New group set up to help free-range farmers ‘navigate the challenges’

The last number of months have been a time of “high-stress” for some poultry farmers, due to a number of...

July 14, 2020

Carthy urges Creed to provide bird flu compensation package

Carthy urges Creed to provide bird flu compensation package

Pressure is mounting on the Government to introduce a compensation package for poultry farmers affected by avian influenza (bird flu)...

May 5, 2020

Bird flu: ‘This has the potential to leave no Irish eggs in the country’

Bird flu: ‘This has the potential to leave no Irish eggs in the country’

In early March, it was reported that a case of bird flu had been discovered in a commercial poultry flock...

April 16, 2020

Meat Marketing Seminar: Understanding the Chinese market

Meat Marketing Seminar: Understanding the Chinese market

During Bord Bia’s Meat Marketing Seminar – which took place in Co. Kildare yesterday, January 10 – the Chinese market...

January 11, 2020

Video: Cavan chicken secures contract with ‘Ireland’s largest hotel operator’

Video: Cavan chicken secures contract with ‘Ireland’s largest hotel operator’

A Co. Cavan based farm that claims to have “pioneered free-range chicken production within Ireland” has announced a new listing...

October 16, 2019

Moy Park to partially close Antrim plant for 2019

Moy Park to partially close Antrim plant for 2019

Northern Ireland firm Moy Park is to cease processing live birds at its Co. Antrim plant due to “challenging market...

April 3, 2019

Reversing climate change? US company launches ‘regenerative agriculture’

Reversing climate change? US company launches ‘regenerative agriculture’

A newly-launched ‘next generation’ food company based in the US has created a ‘regenerative agriculture system’, which it claims will...

March 19, 2019

Poultry producers protest outside supermarkets

Poultry producers protest outside supermarkets

A number of protests were held outside supermarkets in counties Cavan and Monaghan today (Wednesday, February 13), organised by the...

February 13, 2019

Retailers must pay poultry producers by weight – IFA

Retailers must pay poultry producers by weight – IFA

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called on retailers to pay poultry producers by the weight of the produce, rather...

January 28, 2019

Energy in Poultry: ‘A one-stop shop for poultry stakeholders’

Energy in Poultry: ‘A one-stop shop for poultry stakeholders’

The Energy in Poultry event, which is organised by Teagasc in association with IFAC, will take place on Friday, December...

November 27, 2018

‘We think that 2 legs will be better than 4 going forward’

‘We think that 2 legs will be better than 4 going forward’

The “heavy land” that the Hawthornes farm in Co. Monaghan influenced one young farmer’s decision to venture into the poultry...

September 12, 2018

EU-Mexico trade deal to ‘bear fruit’ for Irish dairy, pigmeat and poultry

EU-Mexico trade deal to ‘bear fruit’ for Irish dairy, pigmeat and poultry

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed has welcomed the joint statement by the EU and Mexico...

April 24, 2018

Bird flu case confirmed in Ireland

Bird flu case confirmed in Ireland

It has been announced that the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has confirmed a case of bird flu...

February 6, 2018