Humphrey Feeds and Pullets’ poultry specialist David Hope, explains why he enjoys looking after customers - and their poultry.
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The Humphrey Feeds and Pullets team will be attending the Royal Welsh Winter Fair next week on 26 and 27 November 2018.
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.
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!
The baton arrived to us at Twyford on Thursday 21st June and we all set off to Openfield (a grain trading company from whom we purchase wheat) at Goodworth Clatford on Friday 22nd, taking in a 40 mile circuitous cycle ride, returning to Humphrey Feeds & Pullets later in the day.
Martin Lawrence of Meadowside Free Range Eggs Ltd, shows how embracing technology on his farm in mid-Wales has helped him deliver gains in productivity and improved conditions for his flock.
We are really pleased to share the news that our website is now available to read in Welsh. Mae ein gwefan nawr ar gael i’w darllen yn y Gymraeg
Our stand at The British Pig and Poultry Fair on Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th May was bustling - just the way we like it!
We will be exhibiting at The British Pig & Poultry Fair on Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th May at NEAC Stoneleigh, Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire.