Know How / Broilers

Modern broiler production combines the application of technology with animal husbandry. Done right, the sector can offer a farm business a highly profitable enterprise relative to the space required for an installation.

Our key areas of focus are

  • Getting birds off to the best possible start
  • Managing broilers without antibiotics
  • Improving the welfare and performance of birds
  • Reviewing changes to regulations, assurance schemes and retailer requirements that affect your business

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Poultry market threats and opportunities from the Far East

Growing demand for poultrymeat and eggs in Asia has seen huge scaling up of local facilities. We look at what it means for British producers already exporting, or looking to…


Outlook 2022: Risks and rewards ahead for poultry sector

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Even the most efficient poultry unit can tighten up on energy-saving protocols by conducting a simple audit, with quick wins possible in most cases. Straightforward, low-cost measures include sealing gaps…

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