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4th Aug 2018

Prices

Some Like it Hot (but not pig farmers)


If only pig prices were as hot as the weather we would all be much happier although the SPP only moved marginally this week, dropping by 0.08p to 150.26p.

3rd Aug 2018

Brussels

African Swine Fever has reached China


Today China reported its first outbreak of African Swine Fever to the OIE. The outbreak occurred in the Liaoning Province (North East China) in domestic pigs and nine hundred pigs have been culled in an effort to control the disease.

3rd Aug 2018

NPANews

The pivotal events of 20 years ago that shaped our industry today


Stewart Houston, a leading figure in the British Pig Industry Support Group and a former chair of NPA and BPEX, looks back on the dramatic events of 20 years ago 

3rd Aug 2018

NPANews

'I just remember the sheer numbers'


For NPA chairman Richard Longthorp shares his memories of the events of 20 years ago. 

2nd Aug 2018

Brussels

Meat and Diary alternative sales Driven by Meat Eaters


Meat and dairy alternative sales are being driven more by meat-eaters looking to try something new and not vegans

2nd Aug 2018

NPANews

Come and join us at Countryfile Live


Writing in the latest edition of Pig World, NPA office manager Andrea Vickers looks to working with Ladies in Pigs for the first time. 

1st Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Pig industry making huge strides in reducing antibiotic usage, NPA report shows


The NPA has updated its Antibiotic Stewardship Programme to showcase the tremendous progress made by the pig sector in reducing and refining antibiotic use.

1st Aug 2018

Brussels

NPA responds to consumer concerns over method of dispatching sick piglets


While the use of so-called “blunt force trauma” may seem like an act of animal cruelty and can be distressing to watch, this method is recognised as an effective and appropriate way of humanely killing a piglet to prevent it suffering further from pain or illness.

1st Aug 2018

NPANews

We should be honest, open and confident when challenged


Writing in the latest edition of Pig World, policy services officer Lizzie Wilson ponders the lessons we could learn from the poultry sector.

31st Jul 2018

NPANews

NPA chair hosts Defra staff visit


The NPA's chairman Richard Lister hosted a group of Defra officials at his Yorkshire farm last week. 

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