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11th Jan 2019

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up - a year of unknowns


Welcome to 2019 – a year of unknowns. In Ed's latest summary of the state of play with Brexit, he tries to unpick what might happen next week. 

10th Jan 2019

NPANews

Members' Forum - discussing tail docking and castration


The latest posts on the NPA Members' Forum discusss the issues of tail docking and castration. 

9th Jan 2019

HealthWelfare

PED detected for first time in Canada


A new case of the deadly pig disease porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) has been detected in Canada. 

9th Jan 2019

Brussels

China's battle to contain ASF


China will struggle to contain of African swine fever in 2019, with more than 100 cases have now been recorded across 23 provinces in China. 

8th Jan 2019

NPANews

New farm safety campaigns aims to reduce fatalities


The Farm Safety Partnership (FSP) has launched its safety campaign for 2019, which is intended to take a step towards halving farm fatalities by the end of 2023.

8th Jan 2019

HealthWelfare

Tackling Tail Biting - understanding the risks


In the latest article in the Tackling Tail Biting series, AHDB has outlined AHDB the steps to take once you’ve identified the warning signs on farm. 

8th Jan 2019

NPANews

Date for the diary - Red Tractor webinar


Red Tractor will be hosting a live webinar later this month to explain more about the recent changes to its inspection regime. 

7th Jan 2019

NPANews

Advertising watchdog rejects Red Tractor ad complaint


The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected complaints that Red Tractor’s 2018 advertising campaign made misleading claims about animal welfare.

7th Jan 2019

HealthWelfare

Why engaging people is key to meeting the antibiotic challenge


In the latest issue of Pig World, NPA senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford has outlined the key findings from her Nuffield Scholarship.

7th Jan 2019

NPANews

Welcome to JF McKenna


We are delighted to welcome another company to our Allied Industry Group network. 

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