Category: Breeding & Hatchery

May 2019 Newsletter

In this months newsletter you can read about the benefits of Multivit Extra and find out about our testing submission forms which have just been updated, click here to view forms. Also find details about our popular broiler and layer accredited courses. Click here for the full newsletter

April 2019 Newsletter

This month’s newsletter has details about the opening of our new practice in Shrewsbury, and our award winning vet of the month Helena Brewer, who recently won the prestigious Cliff Stewart prize for the best poultry practitioner paper. You may also be interested to read about our flat fee health plans visits and a free… Read more »

February Newsletter

This months newsletter has details about ‘Farming Connect- Wales’, feather pecking, use of B-Act Probiotic for prevention of leg problem in broiler farms, Lion Passport online training courses, free range producers discussion groups and the use of diatomaceous earth products in Lion Code farms. Also find out more about our vet of the month Catarina… Read more »

January Newsletter

We are now a team of 16 Poultry Vets and 2 Poultry Veterinary Consultants covering the whole of the UK 24/7, 365 days a year. This ensures that you have a local poultry vet available when needed and also sees that costs are kept to a minimum as the vets don’t have to travel long… Read more »

Christmas Opening Hours and Delivery Dates

The offices will be open normal hours except the 25th and 26th December and 1st January, when the offices will be closed. As always there will be a duty poultry vet available and they will be contactable on your local branch number. Salmonella sampling over the New Year holiday Royal Mail will not deliver samples… Read more »

DEFRA Avian Flu Update

Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers urged to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat The Chief Veterinary Officers across the UK are encouraging all poultry keepers to take action now to reduce the risk of disease over the winter. Since June 2017, there have been no detections of avian influenza in poultry or kept birds… Read more »

PROHEALTH – Sustainable pig & poultry production

PROHEALTH aims at improving competitiveness and sustainability of modern pig and poultry farming in Europe. Production diseases compromise health and welfare of pigs and poultry, generating inefficiencies which reduce profitability and product quality, and increase environmental footprint and antibiotic use. The PROHEALTH project will develop an understanding of the multi-factorial dimension of animal pathologies linked… Read more »

Salmonella sampling over the New Year holidays

All Salmonella testing is now carried out at the Edinburgh lab. We wanted to make all our clients aware that that Tuesday, 2 January 2019 is a public holiday in Scotland.  Whilst the lab will be processing samples, Royal Mail does not deliver north of the border on that day. The last delivery to the… Read more »

Environmental Enrichment Overview

After years as a poultry practitioner, I have witnessed a gradual shift in the way intensive farming is understood. Concepts like welfare, biosecurity and environmental enrichment have moved from the scientific papers, to the day-to-day routine on every farm. Some of these changes have been driven by consumer demand, by farm assurance scheme requirements and… Read more »

British Poultry Awards 2018

This year, Poultry Health Services sponsored the best Poultry Foodservice Product at the British Poultry Awards which took place on the 20th September at the Sheraton Grand hotel in London. The announcement of the winners was made in front of over 250 industry VIPs including retail buyers, manufacturers, producers and farmers. The winner was Green… Read more »