The NFU poultry team have a number of resources available for members to use. The aim of these resources is to help promote all the good things about the poultry sector to a diverse range of audiences.
Proud of Poultry
The NFU have launched a work stream called Proud of Poultry which aims to showcase the many positive initiatives the poultry industry has to offer. The campaign is designed to demonstrate to and educate a variety of audiences including schools, universities, government and the media on how efficient, innovative and dynamic the poultry sector is. In short, we are Proud of Poultry and want everybody to know about it!
A working document has been formed with a variety of articles, facts and figures, infographics and case studies. There are eight pillars of work being undertaken covering:
- Food safety
- Innovation and technology
There are four pillars printed and available to download by clicking on the headings below:
The NFU's new Eggucation worksheets are now available to download, with an aim to help school children better understand the layer industry.
The worksheets include questions about the laying capabilities of commercial hens, encourage children to look out for the Red Lion stamp when in shopping in the supermarket and teach them about different laying systems.
The NFU's new "Talking Turkey" worksheet is now available to download. The worksheet aims to support turkey farmers in teaching the general public all about British turkeys.
The worksheets include questions about UK turkey production, where to buy a British turkey from as well as an activity to encourage children to think about the bird's welfare needs.