LJ fairburn Poultry

The Fairburn Story

Passionate about our hens and the eggs they kindly produce, we are a young, progressive family business. Taking a very hands-on approach, we are the third generation of Fairburn's to produce eggs. As a business, we have the drive to care and the technology to deliver. We are in control of everything we put in and every egg we send out, ensuring the finest quality and the freshest egg.

 

A BRITISH FAMILY BUSINESS SINCE 1951

QUALITY – PASSION – PROVENANCE

L J Fairburn & Son Limited may have grown into an enterprise which can now boast at being one of the largest egg producers and packers in the UK, however, one thing that hasn’t changed is the commitment to family values, business integrity, and loyalty on which the business was originally built.

L J Fairburn & Son Ltd is now run by CEO, Daniel Fairburn. Daniel is supported by his sisters Caroline Fairburn-Wright, Business Director and Sarah Hall, Milling Director. All passionate about the business, family values and sustainability are at the core of everything we do.

The business now has four million laying and rearing hens – 1.8 million are owned by Fairburn’s and 2.2 million by our growing network of over 40 partner producers across the UK. Rearing in excess of 1.5 million pullets every year for their own use and re-sale, the Fairburn family also mill over 80,000 tonnes of feed each year, including grain grown on their 2,000 acre arable farm.

The family even have their own expanding fleet of 30 lorries to distribute feed, collect eggs, and deliver finished products to retail partners. Production, milling and packing facilities are all within a 25 mile radius which facilitates its integration through carefully managed processes.

As a business, Fairburn's take a very hands-on approach. With the drive to care and the technology to deliver, they are firmly in control of everything that is put in and every egg sent out, to ensure the finest quality and the freshest eggs. However, one thing that hasn't changed is their commitment to family values, business integrity and loyalty on which the business was originally built. 

Fairburn's has been on an incredible journey over recent years. Determined to push boundaries and innovate, while still retaining to focus on family values, supported by their retail customers and partner producers all the way.