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Partridges: Imports

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 23489, tabled on 20 January 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many partridge (a) eggs for hatching, (b) chicks and (c) poults were imported into England from each EU country in the last year for which figures are available.

Answered on

26 January 2016

Information is available for live birds and hatching eggs. The number imported from each EU Member State in 2015 was as follows:


Partridge (Perdix\Alectoris)

Pheasant (Phasianus)

Mixed

EU Country

Number

EU Country

Number

EU Country

Number

Live Birds

France

278,638

France

5,811,323

France

70,253

Belgium

50,500

Hatching Eggs

Germany

320

France

9,423486

Portugal

24,120

Denmark

2,000

Spain

93,600

Poland

48,170