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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.

15th Mar 2021

NPANews

Members help needed with short survey on state of the industry


Members are again being asked to help us inform Ministers about the ongoing situation in the pig sector by completing a short survey. 

12th Mar 2021

Brussels

ONS figures show food shipments to the EU vastly reduced in January


Exports of food and live animals to the EU decreased by a staggering £0.7 billion, 63.6%, in January, as stifling new Brexit checks were introduced. 

12th Mar 2021

Prices

UK pig slaughterings pick up in February and early March


UK clean pig slaughter picked up in February, with throughputs totalling totalling 905,100 head, 5.2%, 45,000 head, more than a year ago.

12th Mar 2021

NPANews

Dates for the diary


Our Events section has been updated with various events, virtual and, in some cases, actual, taking place over the next few months.