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Interhatch at BFREPA

Interhatch at BFREPA

25 September 2017

This year’s annual British Free Range Egg Producers Association conference is set to be an impressive show from Interhatch. We attend every year but each time we endeavour to come back bigger and better – the 2017 …

Tail Biting Solutions

Tail Biting Solutions

13 September 2017

Tail biting affects pigs of all ages and can be the result of a number of factors such as overcrowding, disease, malnutrition and boredom. Here are some suggestions to combat the problem: 1. Apply Scarper! Sprayed on the ta …

A Guide To Incubating Parrots

A Guide To Incubating Parrots

19 July 2017

Incubation is a fascinating process, particularly in parrots. Female parrots have only one ovary which is on the left-hand side of their body but despite this they are good layers. Laying can be encouraged if the eggs are rem …

Protect Your Cattle From Laminitis

Protect Your Cattle From Laminitis

14 July 2017

What is Laminitis? Laminitis is a common, non-infectious condition that affects the hoof of cattle; the Laminae and Papillae to be exact. The Laminae and Papillae act as shock absorbers as the animal walks to absorb the imp …

Why Is Fly Control so Important?

Why Is Fly Control so Important?

8 May 2017

Put simply - flies cost you money! They are not only a nuisance but they spread diseases that can make you and your livestock very ill. Dysentery, cholera, typhoid, salmonella, pinkeye and tuberculosis are examples of disease …

LinkedIn Group - Combating Avian Influenza

LinkedIn Group - Combating Avian Influenza

20 February 2017

With Avian Influenza becoming an increasingly important issue at present, Interhatch have just created a brand new LinkedIn group called 'Combating Avian Influenza' , CLICK HERE TO JOIN. Here you will be able to partici …

How Do You Like Your Eggs In The Morning?

How Do You Like Your Eggs In The Morning?

25 August 2016

Raw is something you're unlikely to hear anyone say, or is it?  Until now we have always been advised to cook our eggs thoroughly to reduce the risk of Salmonella poisoning. However, a recent  report by the Advisor …