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9th Nov 2021

HealthWelfare

Key reports highlight pig sector's continuing progress on antibiotics


Two reports, published today, have highlighted the progress the UK pig sector continues to make in reducing its antibiotic usage, despite the ongoing challenges it faces.

8th Nov 2021

NPANews

Three little pigs and big bad wolf descend church for charity


Cameron Naughton donned his pig onesie once again on Saturday, as ‘three little pigs and the big bad wolf’ abseiled down the local church. 

5th Nov 2021

Prices

Well-meaning support package must not be allowed to crash pig price


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has called for proper oversight of the Government’s pig industry support package to avoid unintended consequences.

5th Nov 2021

NPANews

It's OK to reach out to others - in fact, it's essential if we're to get through this


RABI’s regional manager for the North, Sally Connor, from a pig farming family, offers a personal and professional perspective on the current industry pressures

4th Nov 2021

NPANews

NPA welcomes Morrisons' moves to support British pig farmers


NPA chairman Rob Mutimer has welcomed Morrisons' announcement of measures to back the British pig sector at its time of crisis. 

4th Nov 2021

NPANews

Autumn pig clubs to discuss new Red Tractor welfare training requirement


AHDB pig clubs around the country will be focusing on Red Tractor's new welfare training requirements over the next few weeks.   

3rd Nov 2021

NPANews

Barney Kay to replace Andrew Saunders at Pilgrim's


Former NPA general manager Barney Kay will replace Andrew Saunders as agriculture director at Pilgrim’s UK, the company has announced.

3rd Nov 2021

Brussels

Bite into British! New social media campaign launched today to highlight farming's environmental sustainability


A new campaign is launched today by the Save GB Bacon campaign to to highlight the farming industry's positive environmental message. 

2nd Nov 2021

HealthWelfare

Reminder - do not feed pumpkin waste to pigs


At this time of year, there can be a real temptation to feed pumpkins left over from Halloween to pigs. There is, after all, no shortage of them about. 

2nd Nov 2021

Brussels

COP26 - 'Croissant has higher carbon footprint than a bacon roll'


The farming sector was always going to be under the spotlight at COP26, the massive international climate change summit in Glasgow.