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5th Jul 2018

HealthWelfare

Defra sets out position on tail docking


Defra has outlined its position on tail docking, as pig producers increasingly find themselves being penalised for the practice.

5th Jul 2018

NPANews

Cranswick launches food waste initiative to tackle poverty


Cranswick has launched a new initiative to reduce food waste and tackle food poverty in Hull.

4th Jul 2018

NPANews

CO2 update for members


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has published an update on the CO2 situation in the members' area. 

4th Jul 2018

NPANews

AHDB to develop new livestock traceability service


A new agreement has been signed between AHDB and Defra setting out how AHDB could develop a new multi-species livestock traceability service for England.

3rd Jul 2018

Brussels

Hallmark seeks to reassure Producer Group over MLCSL charges


The private company set to take on the role of carcase grading from AHDB has sought to reassure pig producers that it is not planning to raise charges. 

2nd Jul 2018

NPANews

Congratulations Andrea! Now you can do your bit...


The NPA's Andrea Vickers and her daughter, Olivia, have completed a charity 5km race, raising money for Cancer Research UK.  

2nd Jul 2018

HealthWelfare

APHA reiterates ASF warnings


APHA has reiterated its warnings to pig keepers to take all steps possible to keep African swine fever (ASF) out of the country.

2nd Jul 2018

NPANews

AHDB to host farm data workshops


AHDB is running a series of regional workshops from the end of this month looking at how to use farm data more effectively. 

30th Jun 2018

Prices

Keep Holding On


Very much a case of 'as you were' with pig prices generally holding and the SPP only marginally easier losing 0.04p to stand at 150.03p.

29th Jun 2018

Brussels

New EU medicated feed regulations to ban prophylaxis


New rules have been agreed in Brussels harmonisng regulation on medicated feed that will ban prophylactic use of medicines in animal feed.

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