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Poultry Biosecurity & Budget Update Webinar

Wednesday, 25 October | 8pm  | Online 

As we approach Avian Influenza season it is crucial that all poultry producers ensure their biosecurity is up to standard. Rebecca Tierney, Teagasc Poultry Advisor hosted a webinar, which took place on Wednesday, 25 October and focused on poultry biosecurity and budget update.

  • Carla Gomes, Animal Health Ireland spoke about the FREE biosecurity assessments offered by Animal Health Ireland (AHI).
  • Tara Battersby, Agrihealth provided information on practical biosecurity measures to aid in reducing the risk of a disease entering your unit.
  • Rebecca Tierney spoke to a farmer whose farm was affected by AI.
  • Kevin Connolly, Teagasc provided an update from the recent budget on the changes for poultry producers.

Watch the webinar recording below

Broiler Conference

A Broiler Conference took place on Tuesday, 26th September in the Hillgrove Hotel & Spa, Co. Monaghan and on Thursday, 28th September in the Longcourt House Hotel, Co. Limerick. 

This year's conference highlighted the importance of biosecurity for aiding in the prevention of Avian Influenza and other diseases such as Campylobacter. Dr Pat Wall, UCD discussed the benefits of poultry meat for human health and how your business is crucial for food safety. There were also presentations on Carbon Footprinting and the importance of reducing this figure to further improve the efficiency of poultry meat. 

View presentations below

Signpost Poultry Event - Belview Eggs

A Signpost Poultry Event with Belview Egg Farm Ltd, Signpost Programme participants took place on Thursday, 12th October in the Monasterboice Inn, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

Topics and speakers included: