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10th Apr 2020

Prices

19th Nervous Breakdown


Very much of a 'stand on' situation as far as pig prices are concerned.

9th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Red Tractor issues new guidance on remote quarterly vet visits


Red Tractor has issued new guidance on how remote quarterly veterinary inspections will work during the coronavirus crisis.

9th Apr 2020

Prices

Pigmeat sales soar as data highlights impact of coronavirus


Total pigmeat sales were up 18.4% by volume and 25.5% in value in the four weeks to March 22, as UK food buying habits were transformed by coronavirus. 

9th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Using surplus milk in pig feed (updated - April 9)


Due to the current shut down of the food service sector, there is a lot of surplus milk around, which presents an opportunity to some pig producers.

9th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

VMD relaxes rules on supply of veterinary medicine


The VMD has relaxed the rules to allow vets to delegate the retail supply of veterinary medicines to internet retailers or wholesale dealers for home delivery to the end user.

9th Apr 2020

NPANews

Members' Area alert - scam email


The latest alert in the Members' Alert concerns a scam email doing the rounds. 

8th Apr 2020

Brussels

Note on CSF officer farm visits


For understandable reasons, Catchment Sensitive Farmer (CSF) officers can not go out to visit farms in the current situation.

8th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Pigs not susceptible to COVID-19, studies show


Pigs and chickens are not susceptible to COVID-19, new research carried out in Germany has confirmed.

7th Apr 2020

Prices

Millions more pork meals to be consumed at home as a result of coronavirus


Sliced cooked meats, including ham, will feature in an additional 35 million more meals eaten at home each week, as a result of coronavirus.

7th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Farmers urged to follow social distancing guidance during vet visits


Farmers have been urged to follow government guidance on social distancing and self-isolation when vets are practicing on farm.

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