We were delighted to be featured in the February edition of Ranger Magazine, with a 4-page spread titled, “Size matters: balancing bird welfare with the public’s taste for large eggs”.
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Thank you to everybody who attended our free range evening at The Bell Country Inn, Llandrindod Wells this week.
The arrival of your flock is the culmination of 16 weeks of care and attention at a Humphrey Feeds and Pullets rearing farm, during which time we work to optimise every factor that influences the quality of each pullet
We will be hosting a free range evening at The Bell Country Inn, Llandrindod Wells, with short informative talks relating to free range flocks.
Humphrey Feeds and Pullets is looking forward to presenting at the WCLA evening on egg size v shell quality on Wednesday 30 January 2019 at Cullompton Rugby Club.
Humphrey Feeds and Pullets’ poultry specialist David Hope, explains why he enjoys looking after customers - and their poultry.
We have recently published a ebook on why grist size is so important for optimising the performance of a laying hen, which you can download here.
Earlier this month we exhibited at the 27th BFREPA Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition in the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.
The Humphrey Feeds and Pullets team will be attending the Royal Welsh Winter Fair next week on 26 and 27 November 2018.
In Part II of this article, we explain how we go to great lengths at Humphrey Pullets to ensure that the birds we deliver are socialized, stress-free and familiar with our customers’ laying shed conditions.
In the first of two articles, we look at how attention to detail is the key to successful point of lay pullet rearing; from preparing the rearing house, and throughout the growing period, to loading and delivery of the birds.
David Humphrey, former managing director of Humphrey Farms, died on 20th June at the age of 79. David joined his father straight from school, and when his brother Peter joined the business 5 years later, they enjoyed many years as joint managing directors.
The prolonged spell of extreme temperature and dry weather is taking its toll on laying birds of all ages and in all systems.
Through this regular feature, we have followed the experience of Fred and Janet Powell and their family with their first flock of free range in Llandridnod Wells, in mid-Wales.
When floor eggs become an issue it can have a significant impact on the profitability of a flock!