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10th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

Producers urged to sign up to new Pig Health Scheme


Pig producers are being invited to join the new Pig Health Scheme, the successor to the British Pig Health Scheme (BPHS). 

7th Dec 2018

NPANews

Young NPA National - getting the industry on the front foot


A lively Young NPA National event discussed how the pig industry can get ‘on the front foot’ in its communications to the media and wider public.

7th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

Belgium's ASF restriction zone expanded


Belgium’s African swine fever (ASF) restriction zone has been expanded slightly to create an additional buffer zone.

7th Dec 2018

Prices

Demand remains rather like the weather... miserable


Probably the only slightly positive note is that the influential German producer price has stood on for the ninth week running at €1.36.

7th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

US pork industry insists UK must accept its standards under future trade deal


The US pork industry has insisted the UK must accept US standards under any post-Brexit trade deal.

7th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

Successful Pig Health Scheme contractors revealed


AHDB has revealed the identity of the two successful contractors who will run the new Pig Health Scheme.

6th Dec 2018

NPANews

Mike Sheldon to remain as Red Tractor pork chair


Mike Sheldon is to remain as chair of the Red Tractor Pork board for another year, after the assurance scheme failed to appoint a replacement.

6th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

Pig industry seeking funding for ambitious PRRS project


The pig industry is seeking funding for a major new project that would deliver a co-ordinated cross-industry approach to PRRS control.

6th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

Defra updates African swine fever advice


Defra has updated its advice on how to identify and report African swine fever (ASF). 

5th Dec 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - contingency plans


The latest entry on the forum took issue with the NPA's advice on contingnecy planning in the event of a backlog of pigs on farm. 

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