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Driving Down Antibiotic Use in Gamebirds - 11th April 2019

By working together over the last two years, game farmers, gamekeepers, their vets and their feed suppliers have reduced antibiotic use in gamebirds by 51%. It’s been a brilliant response to an urgent campaign initiated by the Game Farmers’ Association and supported by all the above organisations. But we have to get antibiotic use down a lot further whilst maintaining the health and welfare of our gamebirds. Please read the joint communication regarding this important subject....more...

Brexit Contingency Planning at Crowshall - Update August 2019 - 29th August 2019

Brexit Contingency Planning at Crowshall There remains significant uncertainty around the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union which is planned to take place on 31 October 2019.  It remains unclear whether the exit will occur with or without an agreed deal. Undoubtedly, a “no deal” scenario will affect our trading relationship with Europe which will necessarily default onto World Trade Organisation rules until such a time as a trade agreement can be made.  Even with a d...more...

Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5 Confirmed in Suffolk - 11th December 2019

Notifiable LPAI H5 confirmed in broiler breeders in Suffolk Current Disease situation In the last few minutes, Defra has confirmed an outbreak of Low Pathogenic avian flu of the H5 strain at a commercial chicken farm in Mid Suffolk (nr Athlington). All birds on the premises will be humanely culled. A restricted zone of 1km is in place around the infected premises as specified in the declaration applying these restrictions. Click on the link to access the declaration Declaration of a low...more...