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30th Oct 2017

Brussels

Brexit could create pig industry labour crisis, survey shows


The UK pig industry faces a labour crisis unless the Government takes steps to preserve access to EU workers after we leave the EU, the NPA has warned

30th Oct 2017

NPANews

Gove opens £40m Defra productivity scheme


A Defra grant scheme that will make funds available for investment in new technology has opened.  

30th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

Swine Dysentery outbreak prompts Disease Charter reminder


AHDB is urging any any Producers not already signed up to the Disease Charter to so, following confirmation of a new case of Swine Dysentery in Yorkshire. 

28th Oct 2017

Prices

Market commentary - Help!


Little good news to report this week and the SPP continues on its downward track dropping another 0.82p to stand at 157.07p.

27th Oct 2017

Brussels

New antibiotic targets announced for the pig industry


New antibiotic targets have been announced for the pig sector, which new figures show has already made significant cuts in usage since 2015.

27th Oct 2017

Westminster

Ed's Brexit round-up


The NPA's Ed Barker on with the latest on how Brexit will affect the pig sector and the NPA's lobbying work to get the best deal for the industry. 

27th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

Livestock antibiotic sales fall to lowest recorded levels


Sales of antibiotics for use in animals in the UK have fallen to their lowest level since records began, dropping by 27% between 2014 and 2016.

27th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

Swine dysentery outbreak in Yorkshire


There are reports of a swine dysentery outbreak in Yorkshire. 

26th Oct 2017

Prices

Global pig production forecast to grow in 2018


Global pork production will rise by almost 2% on the year to 113.1 million tonnes in 2018, according to the latest USDA forecasts.

26th Oct 2017

Brussels

EU PiG Grand Prix Winners announced


Eight pig producers from across Europe have been announced as winners of the first EU PiG Grand Prix and will now carry the title of EU PiG Ambassador.

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