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26th Jul 2018

HealthWelfare

Major development in the veterinary sector


An interesting development in the veterinary sector. VetPartners has announced the acquisition of the Origin group. 

25th Jul 2018

Environment

Let us know your thoughts on air quality consultation


Defra is currently consulting on plans to improve air quality which could include new regulations on spreading fertiliser, livestock housing and slurry storage. 

23rd Jul 2018

HealthWelfare

BVA graphic misses 'hugely positive' points on pig welfare - PVS


The Pig Veterinary Society (PVS) has distanced itself from an infographic published by the British Veterinary Association (BVA).

21st Jul 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA responds to calls for return of feeding waste to pigs


The pig sector is actively debating the question of whether we could begin feeding heat treated food waste to pigs again, the NPA said.

21st Jul 2018

HealthWelfare

AHDB agrees to fund to feral wild boar working group


AHDB’s Pork Board has agreed to fund a working group to oversee a project aimed at delivering improved control of the British feral wild boar population.

21st Jul 2018

Prices

Hello trouble


It’s a pity that pig prices are not as hot as the weather. Although the SPP managed to stand on at 150.47p, German prices continue to retreat.

20th Jul 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


This week's Brexit round-up analysed the pros and cons of the Chequers agreement and subsequent White Paper for the pig industry.

20th Jul 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA responds to 'over-simplistic' BVA animal welfare infographic


The NPA has suggested that an infographic published today by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) paints an over simplistic view of animal welfare on pig farms. 

20th Jul 2018

NPANews

Opportunity to promote British pork in China


A fantastic opportunity to promote British food in China has arisen.

19th Jul 2018

Westminster

NPA highlights Brexit trade stance to Lib Dems


The NPA has highlighted its stance on post-Brexit trade policy to the Liberal Democrats.

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