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U.K. update: Poultry producers to receive £35 million for manure management

April 26, 2024  by Tony Mcdougal | Poultry World

Up to £35 million has been made available for on-farm poultry manure combustors to facilitate the export of poultry litter away from the River Wye catchment area in the West Midlands.

The announcement, as part of a government initiative to “preserve” the river, also includes the establishment of a new river champion, the creation of a taskforce aimed at preserving and protecting the long-term health of the river, and measures to immediately halt further pollution.

The river and its tributaries have been increasingly degraded in recent years due to phosphorous pollution stemming from a large rise in the number of poultry farms. | READ MORE



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