The UK poultry sector employs 47,000 people. More than 90% of egg producers are part of assurance schemes such as the Lion Scheme or Laid in Britain and 95% of poultry meat producers are Red Tractor assured.

Proud of Poultry

Showcasing the many positive initiatives the poultry industry has to offer. The campaign is designed to demonstrate to and educate how efficient, innovative and dynamic the poultry sector is. View the Proud of Poultry page.

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Code of practice for the welfare of laying hens and pullets

The Code (which applies in England only) covers all parts of the laying hen production sector and all types of husbandry systems. These recommendations will help owners and keepers of laying hens comply with animal welfare rules. Read the Code of practice for the welfare of laying hens.

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