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26th Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

CO2 shortage - latest update


We have an update for members on the situation regarding the CO2 shortages. 

26th Jun 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - What the **!! are ASDA doing?


The latest person to post on the NPA forum is deeply unimpressed by Asda's current performance. 

25th Jun 2018

NPANews

NPA condemns Asda over shocking British pork figures


The NPA has criticised Asda for its failure to support the British pig industry after the latest Porkwatch survey showed only a third of its pork was British.

25th Jun 2018

Prices

Karro acquires TS Bloor and Sons


Karro Food Group has boosted its added value pork production capability with the acquisition of TS Bloor & Sons for an undisclosed sum.

23rd Jun 2018

Prices

Peter Crichton market commentary


Pig prices have in general remained at very similar 'stand on' levels although the SPP moved up a useful 0.72p to stand at 150.07p/kg.

22nd Jun 2018

Brussels

CO2 shortage could force Brechin plant to stop taking pigs next week


Scotland's main pig processing plant is expected to run out of CO2 on Tuesday next week, as the shortage threatens to disrupt UK pig production. 

22nd Jun 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


An interesting few weeks for the NPA as we have ramped up our discussions with Government departments about where we stand with trade post-Brexit.

22nd Jun 2018

NPANews

Members area update - disease alert


A new disease alert has been posted in the members area. 

22nd Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

"This is a really exciting piece of research" - listen to Georgina Crayford on PRRS breakthrough


The NPA’s Georgina Crayford has highlighted the potential benefits to the pig industry of the production of PRRS-resistant pigs bred using gene editing techniques.

20th Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes PRRS gene editing PRRS breakthrough


The NPA has welcomed a scientific breakthrough that could in the future protect pigs against, one of the world's most damaging pig diseases. 

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