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Archive | May, 2011

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New minister on show

Good to see the new agriculture minister for Northern Ireland, Michelle O’Neill, getting out and about.

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In Kentucky, everything’s better with bourbon

PW and The Feathered Forager have found themselves in Kentucky this week for the Alltech 2011 Health and Nutrition symposium. Alltech knows well that in Kentucky everything better with bourbon, even beer! They feed additive and health company also produces its own ale, kolsch and a heavy ale matured in old bourbon barrels. At 8% […]

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The eggs are getting bigger or I’m shrinking…

Waitrose has become the first UK retailer to sell Turkey eggs.A strange sight, Turkey eggs, never before sold in a UK supermarketThe eggs are apparantly good for baking and give cakes a light fluffy texture. Turkey eggs are normally not seen because the birds lay far fewer than chickens but you might see them on […]

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Poultry World ten years on…

In our ongoing occasional series “Poultry World throughout the ages” we now turn back the clock to Poultry World circa 2001. Even at the turn of the millennium the magazine shied away from digital photography, sticking with traditional film and articles talked of fighting off the conventional cage-ban. Skip forward 10 years and all pictures […]

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The Dark Night Gate

Here at the Forager/Poultry World it’s not often we are sent piece of kit to try out, that is the preserve of the machinery desk and the communities desk of our sister publication Farmers Weekly. But this week a mysterious box arrived on editor Philip Clarke’s desk containing…The Free-Range Night Gate! As you can see […]

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