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24th

February 2016
PlanningHousing

High Street testing will probe pork provenance


English pig producers are stepping up surveillance of high street butchers to ensure when they claim their pork and pork products are British, they really are British, and are not imported from the continent, where different standards apply.

9th

February 2016
Prices

Farm leaders join forces to fight for British pig industry


The British pig industry is seeking special support from independent butchers, supermarkets and shoppers over the coming months, to help it survive the worst period of low prices for over half a decade.

14th

January 2016
Prices

Pig farming like taking a punt at Ladbrokes


Current low feed prices are doing nothing to reduce pig producers’ losses, reports the National Pig Association. Nearly all are losing another £7 on every slaughter pig they produce as a result of buying wheat and soya forward last year, when it appeared prices had reached their lowest point.

12th

January 2016
Prices

Pig farmers urged to speak to their bankers sooner rather than later


Current low feed prices are doing nothing to reduce pig producers’ losses, reports the National Pig Association. Nearly all are losing another £7 on every slaughter pig they produce as a result of buying wheat and soya forward last year, when it appeared prices had reached their lowest point.

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