National Pig Association - The voice of the British pig industry

Pig World logo

Home > News

News

4th Apr 2019

NPANews

Timeline of a mass pig farm invasion


Writing in the latest of issue of Pig World, NPA chief executive Zoe Davies sets outs the timeline for the activist invasion of a Lincolnshire pig farm.

4th Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

Another case of swine dysentery confirmed in North Yorkshire


Another outbreak of swine dysentery has been confirmed in North Yorkshire, following a spate of cases in March.

4th Apr 2019

NPANews

Producer Group calls for more tolerance and transparency in new Red Tractor inspection regime


NPA producer representatives have called for Red Tractor to introduce more tolerance into its risk-based inspection regime.

4th Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

Cambodia confirms first case of African swine fever


Cambodia has reported its first outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in backyard pigs near the Vietnam border. 

4th Apr 2019

Prices

NPA expresses anger at surprise fall in SPP


The NPA has expressed anger at the latest fall in the SPP at a time when pig markets generally are buoyant on the back of increased demand from China.

3rd Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

Why good biosecurity is essential now to minimise ASF threat


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has urged all pig keepers to step up their biosecurity to ensure the African swine fever (ASF) virus is kept out of the UK herd.

3rd Apr 2019

Environment

Environmental permit review reminder


Farmers with intensive pig or poultry enterprises are reminded that their Environmental Permits may soon need to be reviewed.

2nd Apr 2019

NPANews

Could China provide a silver lining as Brexit uncertainty continues?


China's worsening problems with African swine fever could provide some relief for pig producers as the Brexit uncertainty continues, according to NPA chairman Richard Lister. 

2nd Apr 2019

NPANews

Well-known pork producers make list of top 'ethical' meat boxes


Some familiar names, including the Primrose herd, have been named in a list of the top 13 'ethical' meat boxes. 

2nd Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

APHA upgrades carcase collection service


APHA has quadrupled the number of haulage companies that will collect livestock carcases from farms free of charge for disease investigation.
 

Campaigns