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7th Sep 2017


What impact will rising supplies have on the market?

Prices are going to come under pressure over the next few months as pig supplies tighten in the UK and the EU, according to Mick Sloyan.

7th Sep 2017


Farrowing house forum query

Can you help with a query posted on the forum about a dry feed system in a new farrowing house? 

6th Sep 2017


NPA 'alarmed' at leaked Brexit immigration paper

The NPA has expressed concern following the publication of a leaked document giving an insight into the Government’s post-Brexit immigration policy.

5th Sep 2017


Northern Ireland pig herd up by 8%

The total pig herd in Northern Ireland increased by 8% in the year to June, according to provisional census results.

4th Sep 2017


Are you eligible for compensation after truck cartel ruling?

Any firm, company, or individual who purchased a truck between January 1997 and January 2011 could be in line for compensation, following a landmark EU ruling.

1st Sep 2017


Fings Ain't What They Used To Be

Although the SPP only fell by 0.49p to 164.17p, spot sellers found they were in a distinctly colder climate.

1st Sep 2017


Ed's Brexit round-up

The NPA has been very active in Whitehall this week... 

1st Sep 2017


We fight for all your interests - whatever system you operate

In her latest article for Pig World, NPA chief executive Zoe Davies addresses the indoor-outdoor debate, which has raised its head lately. 

1st Sep 2017


Where next for African Swine Fever?

African swine fever (ASF) is expected to continue its relentless movement west via two main pathways, according to the Russian authorities. 

31st Aug 2017


NPA urges planners to ignore 'scaremongering' over NI pig farm proposal

The NPA has urged planners to consider the facts and ignore the scaremongering as they consider a proposal for a pig farm in Northern Ireland.