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12th Dec 2016

HealthWelfare

Share your knowledge on tail-biting and loose farrowing


Farmers are being asked to share their views on two issues of growing importance to the pig industry. 

11th Dec 2016

Environment

Ventilation guide now available in hard copy


AHDB Pork's Ventilating Pig Buildings guide is now available in hard copy format and can be ordered from the AHDB Pork website.

9th Dec 2016

NPANews

'Fat equals flavour' - Young NPA debates issues around meat eating quality


Pork eating quality and the challenge of matching consumers’ evolving expectations were discussed at the Young NPA National event on Thursday. 

8th Dec 2016

Prices

Pig price continues to rise as UK-EU gap widens


The UK pig price continues to rise, despite a slight strenghthening of the pound and falling EU pig prices.  

8th Dec 2016

NPANews

Antibiotic briefings updated


We have updated our antibiotic briefings in light of recent developments.  

7th Dec 2016

HealthWelfare

Bird flu warnings - advice to pig producers


The NPA has issued advice to pig producers, following the introduction of new measures across the UK to protect poultry from avian flu infection.

7th Dec 2016

HealthWelfare

Last chance to voice views on important proposed Red Tractor changes 


Time is running out for anyone who wants to make their voice heard about some very significant proposed changes to Red Tractor pig standards due to come in next year.

7th Dec 2016

Westminster

Contribution of migrant labour recognised in Food and Farming Awards


The contribution made by migrant labour to the UK agricultural economy has been recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony.

6th Dec 2016

Environment

Grants available to protect water abstraction points


Grants are available from a number of water suppliers and river trusts to help protect water abstraction points.

5th Dec 2016

Environment

Proposed Red Tractor changes - what they mean for farmers


Pig World has taken a detailed look at what the proposed changes to Red Tractor standards will mean for producers. 

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