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21st Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Pig farmers urged to take part in new research project


Producers are being encouraged to take part in a new project looking at the welfare, health and performance of pigs. 

21st Nov 2016

NPANews

Animal rights activity - update


We have an update on the actions of animal rights campaigners targeted at the pig sector. 

19th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

AHDB Pork offer support with eMB-Pigs entries


AHDB Pork is offering to help farmers enter antibiotic usage data into the industry electronic database for a limited period.

18th Nov 2016

NPANews

Red Tractor explains proposed changes to pig standards


Red Tractor is writing to farmers to explain proposed changes to the Red Tractor Pig Standards, including a requirement to upload antibiotic data onto eMB-Pigs. 

18th Nov 2016

NPANews

Still time to book for Young NPA conference and dinner


Today (November 18) is the deadline to book for this year's Young NPA conference and dinner, in London, in December. There are still a few places left. 

17th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Wellcome Trust urged to remove 'shocking antibiotic propaganda' video


The Wellcome Trust has provoked an angry response from the livestock sector over a misleading video posted to mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week. 

17th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes report showing significant decline in sales of antibiotics for pigs


The NPA has welcomed encouraging new data confirming a steady reduction in sales of antibiotics for use on pig farms.

17th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

VARSS report - more reaction


Confirmation of a notable reduction in sales of antibiotics for UK livestock has been welcomed by the Government and the livestock industry. 

17th Nov 2016

Prices

Cranswick establishes presence in Northern Ireland


Cranswick, one of the UK's biggest pork processors, has established a significant presence in Northern Ireland with the acquisition of Dunbia Ballymena.cranswick

16th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Are you an Antibiotic Guardian?


The NPA is urging all members to become Antibiotic Guardians by signing up to a simple pledge. 

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