chickens

Chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and ducks are the main categories of poultry kept for eggs, meat and breeding. 

Over half of the meat consumed in the UK consists of chicken, turkey, duck and goose. With 1 billion broilers reared every year contributing £4.6 billion to the UK economy (British Poultry Council).  

The UK as a whole has some of the best welfare standards for poultry across the EU, with around 90% of poultry farms being Red Tractor Assured. 

 

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Mitecontrol is a European research project to develop effective and sustainable treatment approaches to control PRM infestation using an integrated pest management (IPM) approach.

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This project investigated how to reduce ammonia emissions from broiler houses using commercially available additives. 

Poultry world is UK digital magazine and news source covering the egg and poultry meat sectors.

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