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13th Apr 2020

Prices

Full processing week pre-Easter, despite factory breakdowns - TVC


Factory breakdowns, rather than staff shortages, were the cause of lost processing time last week, according to Thames Valley Cambac.

12th Apr 2020

NPANews

Farmers urged to take all necessary precautions, after sad death of farmer due to COVID-19


BQP fieldsman Mark Jagger has urged producers to ensure they do all they can to protect themselves, staff and family, after the sad death of a farmer due to COVID-19.

10th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

COVID-19 and the pig industry - we need your feedback!


The NPA is continuing to work with Government and other industry bodies to support members during the coronavirus crisis. 

10th Apr 2020

NPANews

Government seeking views on extending relaxation of drivers' hours rules


The Government is seeking views on whether to extend the temporary relaxation of EU and GB drivers’ hours rules for the haulage industry. 

10th Apr 2020

Prices

19th Nervous Breakdown


Very much of a 'stand on' situation as far as pig prices are concerned.

9th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Red Tractor issues new guidance on remote quarterly vet visits


Red Tractor has issued new guidance on how remote quarterly veterinary inspections will work during the coronavirus crisis.

9th Apr 2020

Prices

Pigmeat sales soar as data highlights impact of coronavirus


Total pigmeat sales were up 18.4% by volume and 25.5% in value in the four weeks to March 22, as UK food buying habits were transformed by coronavirus. 

9th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Using surplus milk in pig feed (updated - April 9)


Due to the current shut down of the food service sector, there is a lot of surplus milk around, which presents an opportunity to some pig producers.

9th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

VMD relaxes rules on supply of veterinary medicine


The VMD has relaxed the rules to allow vets to delegate the retail supply of veterinary medicines to internet retailers or wholesale dealers for home delivery to the end user.

9th Apr 2020

NPANews

Members' Area alert - scam email


The latest alert in the Members' Alert concerns a scam email doing the rounds. 

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