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1st Aug 2017

HealthWelfare

African Swine Fever continues its deadly spread


African Swine Fever continues its deadly spread

African Swine Fever has been identified for the first time in Romania, in domestic pigs on a backyard holding. Whilst the source is stated as unknown, humans are most likely to be the cause as many of these European countries struggle to express the importance of not feeding swill to back yard pig keepers.

1st Aug 2017

HealthWelfare

Report highlights below average UK farm antibiotic use


UK farm animal use of antibiotics is comparatively low against many of its European neighbours, according to a European report.

31st Jul 2017

NPANews

Last day for Chris Brant nominations


Today is the last day to get your Chris Brant Award nomination in. 

31st Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

Farmers and vets urged to stick by antibiotic guidelines


Farmers and vets are being urged to continue following current prescription guidelines and completing courses of animal treatments.

28th Jul 2017

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


The latest instalment in NPA senior advisor Ed Barker's round-up of the week's Brexit related developments affecting the pig sector.

28th Jul 2017

Prices

Don' t Let Me Down


Although the SPP put on a further 0.23p this week to stand at 164.43p, spot quotes were a gnat’s crochet easier than recently.

27th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

Don't bring it home! AHDB Pork warns of ASF risk


AHDB Pork has produced some new materials urging the UK pig industry to do everything in its powers to keep African Swine Fever out of the country. 

27th Jul 2017

NPANews

Forum tribute


A tribute to Jon Roads, the founder of Roadhogs Recruitment, who died earlier this month, has been posted on the forum. 

26th Jul 2017

Brussels

BVA demands Brexit clarity on welfare standards


The BVA has demanded clarity from the Government on animal welfare standards, following the publication of a House of Lords report.

26th Jul 2017

NPANews

Roadhogs Recruitment announces death of founder Jon Roads


Roadhogs Recruitment announces death of founder Jon Roads.

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