Please find below recordings of all the forums which took place at the 2022 British Pig & Poultry Fair.
Pig Forum Theatre
10:15 Market and consumer trends (AHDB)
Optimising the market for British pork by selling every part of the pig, stimulating consumer demand and improving the profitability of pork to remain competitive at home and abroad.
11:00 Pig outlook – predictions for the year ahead
Hear from industry experts on the outlook for the pig supply chain and the challenges and opportunities they are planning for.
12:00 Optimal nutrition for economic and environmental sustainability
Hear how using cost-effective nutrient levels at each stage of growth can improve feed efficiency, financial returns, and reduce the carbon footprint of your business.
12:50 Environmental challenges
Managing environmental and sustainability risk and what it means for your business.
13:40 Animal health and welfare
Hear about how preventing the spread of disease, reducing antibiotic use, increasing our understanding of pig behaviour and improving the physical environment on farm protects the reputation of the pork industry.
14:25 Developing people in UK agriculture
Would you want to work for you? This session looks at the steps you can take to recruit, train and develop your staff, how to keep them motivated and why it’s important to look after them. Hear first-hand from farmers who are at the top of their game when it comes to looking after their staff.
15:05 Animal Health and Welfare Pathway for pigs
Hear how the AHWP will benefit your pig business and help you to improve farm animal health and welfare and increase productivity. The speakers will outline how the Pathway will work, plus you will have the chance to quiz the panel in the Q&A.
Poultry Forum Theatre
10:00 Egg outlook – helping you plan ahead
Get the low down from industry experts from different parts of the supply chain, on their predictions for the challenges and opportunities ahead for eggs.
11:00 A footprint for sustainable layer feed. Followed by the ‘Breaking Point Summit’
How to transition your farm to net zero: Hear how producers are on a journey to sustainability with strategies to tackle soya in rations. Followed by the ‘Breaking Point Summit’: when will the price of eggs reflect their true value and the cost of production?
12:00 Poultry meat outlook – expert insight for the year ahead
What should you be planning for? Industry experts from different parts of the supply chain will share their predictions for poultry meat for the year ahead. Hear what they see as the challenges and opportunities ahead for the poultry meat sector.
13:00 Precision feeding the modern broiler in the new carbon world
Taking a look at on-farm efficiency and productivity alongside environmental impact, to deliver improvements in bird performance as well as reducing feed costs.
13:50 A future platform for farming better insects
This forum will outline how farmers can diversify into using and growing Black Soldier Fly larvae and insect protein. During this talk you’ll learn what farming Black Soldier Fly Larvae requires, what it can do for you and how Beta Bugs and Better Insect Solutions can get you up and running by providing you with a regular supply of the insect eggs or baby larvae, which are then reared in dedicated farming systems.
14:30 Manure processing – pelletizing and composting for all species
Poultry manure can be challenging to manage; it’s smelly, unstable and potentially environmentally damaging – but being high in nutrients it is of value. Hear how a new solution can help producers make the most of their valuable manures by processing it into compost or fertiliser pellets.
15:10 Animal Health and Welfare Pathway for poultry
Hear how the AHWP will benefit your poultry business and help you to improve farm animal health and welfare and increase productivity. The speakers will outline how the Pathway will work, plus you will have the chance to quiz the panel in the Q&A.