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15th Feb 2017

Brussels

Commission grants special status to Welsh pigs


Pork from traditionally reared Pedigree Welsh Pigs has been granted Traditional Specialities Guaranteed (TSG) status by the European Commission.

15th Feb 2017

Brussels

Red Tractor issues guidance on eMB-Pigs requirement


Red Tractor Assurance has published advice on the new pork scheme requirement to record antibiotic data coming in later this year. 

14th Feb 2017

Prices

AHDB pork outlook - market firm but global production a threat


The pork market is set to remain to firm over the first half of 2017, as UK and EU supplies remain tight, according to AHDB.

14th Feb 2017

HealthWelfare

Survey highlights veterinary concerns over APHA lab changes


Changes to APHA's post mortem laboratories have affected vets' access to the facilities, according to a survey by the BVA.

14th Feb 2017

Brussels

Pig farmers urged to be vigilant after suspected Suffolk bird flu outbreak


Pig farmers have again been urged to be vigilant after bird flu restrictions were put in place in mid-Suffolk.

14th Feb 2017

Prices

AHDB Outlook webinar to examine pork prospects


AHDB's Outlook webinar, which kicks off at 10.30am today, will look at the prospects for the pork sector prospects as the UK prepares to leave the EU.

13th Feb 2017

Brussels

NPA duo make the case to retain zinc oxide in radio interviews


NPA senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford and vice chairman Richard Longthorp appeared on Radio Humberside this morning to discuss zinc oxide.

13th Feb 2017

HealthWelfare

City & Guilds champions responsible antibiotic usage 


The importance of using antibiotics responsibly on farms is being championed by leading skills development body, City & Guilds. 

13th Feb 2017

NPANews

Animal rights activity - update and guidance


We have issued some comprehensive guidance for members on dealing with the growing animal rights focus on the pig sector. 

10th Feb 2017

Prices

Peter Crichton commentary - a 'positive stand on' rather than a 'positive pee off'


Although the SPP has dropped back a shade and now stands at 149.96p, supply and demand seem to be more or less in balance. 

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