National Pig Association - The voice of the British pig industry

Pig World logo

Home > News

News

26th Mar 2021

NPANews

Volunteers wanted to test new livestock traceability service


The new Livestock Information Service is seeking help to test help it build the new multi-species livestock traceability service for England. 

24th Mar 2021

NPANews

Rob Mutimer elected as new NPA chairman


Norfolk outdoor pig producer Rob Mutimer has been elected as the new chairman of the National Pig Association (NPA).

23rd Mar 2021

Environment

Farmers encouraged to take part in rodenticide resistance study


Farmers are being urged to help create a more accurate national picture of resistance to rodenticides in rats and mice.

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.