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22nd Mar 2021

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


An update on the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector has been published in the Members' Area. 

22nd Mar 2021

HealthWelfare

Poultry housing order to be lifted


Defra, Welsh Government and Scottish Government have announced that the compulsory housing measures for poultry and captive birds are set to be lifted on March 31.

19th Mar 2021

Brussels

UK pork exports halved in January, as EU trade collapsed


UK exports of pig meat halved in January, as shipments to the EU plummeted due to new Brexit checks and bureaucracy. 

 

18th Mar 2021

Brussels

Radio 4 interview - Zoe calls for retailers to do more to back British pig farmers


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has called for retailers to do more to support British pig producers as they continue to struggle with pigs backed up on farms.

18th Mar 2021

NPANews

NPA calls on Government to act to ensure continuation of breeding pig trade


The NPA has called on the Government to ensure there is a sufficient resource to facilitate and monitor the safe movement of breeding pigs in and out of the UK.

18th Mar 2021

Prices

SPP drops slightly but slaughterings remain well above 2020 levels


Following two weeks of encouraging increases, the EU-spec SPP recorded a marginal decline last week.

17th Mar 2021

HealthWelfare

China ASF resurgence complicates global pork market


The spread of African swine fever (ASF) over the winter in China is further complicating the global pork market, according to Rabobank.

17th Mar 2021

Westminster

NPA calls on Government to recognise UK pork standards in procurement policy


The NPA has called for the Government to recognise the UK pig sector's high standards of production in its public procurement policy. 

 

16th Mar 2021

HealthWelfare

Farrowing crate update for members


An update on farrowing crates has been posted in the Members' Area, following last week's debate in the House of Commons. 

15th Mar 2021

NPANews

Forum latest - APHA message and import checks delays


The latest post on the forum is from APHA about applications for the temporary use of land for keeping livestock.