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27th Jul 2018


Still time to get your Chris Brant nomination in!

There is still time - just - to make your nomination for this year’s NPA Chris Brant Award, which will be presented at the National Pig Awards in November.

26th Jul 2018


Major development in the veterinary sector

An interesting development in the veterinary sector. VetPartners has announced the acquisition of the Origin group. 

25th Jul 2018


Let us know your thoughts on air quality consultation

Defra is currently consulting on plans to improve air quality which could include new regulations on spreading fertiliser, livestock housing and slurry storage. 

23rd Jul 2018


BVA graphic misses 'hugely positive' points on pig welfare - PVS

The Pig Veterinary Society (PVS) has distanced itself from an infographic published by the British Veterinary Association (BVA).

21st Jul 2018


NPA responds to calls for return of feeding waste to pigs

The pig sector is actively debating the question of whether we could begin feeding heat treated food waste to pigs again, the NPA said.

21st Jul 2018


AHDB agrees to fund to feral wild boar working group

AHDB’s Pork Board has agreed to fund a working group to oversee a project aimed at delivering improved control of the British feral wild boar population.

21st Jul 2018


Hello trouble

It’s a pity that pig prices are not as hot as the weather. Although the SPP managed to stand on at 150.47p, German prices continue to retreat.

20th Jul 2018


Ed's Brexit round-up

This week's Brexit round-up analysed the pros and cons of the Chequers agreement and subsequent White Paper for the pig industry.

20th Jul 2018


NPA responds to 'over-simplistic' BVA animal welfare infographic

The NPA has suggested that an infographic published today by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) paints an over simplistic view of animal welfare on pig farms. 

20th Jul 2018


Opportunity to promote British pork in China

A fantastic opportunity to promote British food in China has arisen.