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25th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

New eMB-Pigs help video published


AHDB Pork has published a new video offering guidance on uploading antibiotics data to the eMB-Pigs database.

25th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

EU report shows UK on 'right track' to meet AMR challenge - RUMA


The RUMA alliance has welcomed what it said it was recognition from two EU agencies that UK farming was on the right track to address the antimicrobial challenge. 

25th Jan 2017

Environment

Farmers urged to check NVZ maps as more notices sent out


The second of three tranches of NVZ notices, covering the Anglian, South East, South West and Thames River Basin districts, has been sent out this week.

24th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

EU bodies call for re-think on antibiotic use in animals


It’s time to reduce, replace and re-think the use of antimicrobials in animals, according to two influential EU bodies.

24th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

Join AHDB Pork's Cleaning and Disinfecting Webinar


AHDB Pork is hosting a webinar all about cleaning and disinfecting your unit on Thursday (January 26). 

23rd Jan 2017

Brussels

EU committee to re-evaluate zinc oxide decision


The evidence behind the shock recommendation to ban zinc oxide from piglet feed is to be reviewed, following a number of appeals from across the EU. 

23rd Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

Defra confirms re-appointment of FAWC


The NPA has welcomed an announcement by that the nine members of the Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) have been re-appointed. 

21st Jan 2017

NPANews

Could you be the next chair of AHDB Pork?


Applicants have until February 8 to apply for one of the most important roles in the pig sector, chair of AHDB Pork. 

21st Jan 2017

NPANews

Six-year high for UK pig production in 2016


UK pigmeat production reached a six-year high last year, according to the latest data from Defra, with output edging 1 per cent ahead of 2015 levels.

20th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

AMR roadshows taking place next week


A roadshow bringing together pig producers to discuss how the industry is responding to the challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) will take place next week.

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