All articles about British Pig & Poultry Fair

The British Pig & Poultry Fair takes place every two years in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. It attracts over 10,000 visitors and hundreds of exhibitors giving advice and news on new products for all aspects of pig and poultry production. See the latest coverage from the last event on our poultry site Poultry World.




Latest technology and kit for poultry farmers

From smartphone security kit worth thousands of pounds to pest traps for under a tenner, the Pig & Poultry Fair 2016 was a showcase for a wide-range of innovations. A…

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New salmonella vaccine offers 'longer, stronger' protection

A new salmonella vaccine that claims earlier onset of immunity and longer, stronger suppression of the bug launched to the UK market at this year’s Pig & Poultry Fair. Salmovac 440…


Poultry passport scheme secured for five more years

The successful “poultry passport” training scheme will continue for at least another five years, it was announced at the Pig & Poultry Fair. After running the initiative for the last eight…


Coccidiostats 'must be kept out of antibiotics debate'

Ionophore-based anticoccidials must not be allowed to get dragged into the debate about antibiotic resistance, a leading pharmaceutical company has warned. Nigel Underwood, Elanco Animal Health’s market access manager, told…


Pig health 'hazard perception' video app launched

AHDB Pork has launched a “hazard perception” video app to help pig producers better identify weaknesses in biosecurity. Think BioRisk, launched by AHDB Pork at this week’s British Pig &…

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Bags of new kit on display at Pig & Poultry Fair

The new draperFANCOIL HW system was the centrepiece of the DraperVENT stand at the Fair, which focused on improved bird performance. Developed specifically to meet the firm’s heating contract with…


Poultrymeat market looks positive, says 2 Sisters director

Steve Ellis, managing director for poultry at 2 Sisters Food Group, has told Poultry World that the market for poultrymeat looks “buoyant” in 2014. “The retailers Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons etc,…


Video: BEIC chief exec on beak trimming and the egg market

The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) is “very, very concerned” that the review in 2015 on beak trimming, with a possible ban in 2016, could come about for “all the…


VIDEO: Best of British at Pig and Poultry Fair

More than 10,000 people attended the British Pig and Poultry Fair at Stoneleigh this week, an increase of 3% on two years ago. Championing British was a major theme of…

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