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29th Jan 2019


Catch up with AHDB water webinar

An AHDB Pork webinar discussed how to approach water quality, supply and medication on your unit last week. 

28th Jan 2019


Welcome end-of-year rise in fresh and frozen pork sales

Retails sales volumes of fresh and frozen primary pork recorded a 4% increase year-on-year during the 12 weeks ending December 30.

26th Jan 2019


China in Your Hand?

Another difficult day as far as the UK pig industry is concerned with prices still in retreat on this side of the Channel.

26th Jan 2019


Fantastic opportunity at the NPA

The NPA is recruiting for an exciting role at a critical time for the pig industry.

25th Jan 2019


Growing concern that ASF could reach France

There is growing concern that African swine fever (ASF) will spread into France, according to APHA's latest ASF briefing.

24th Jan 2019


Government AMR plan praises pig sector approach

The NPA has welcomed a new cross-departmental Government AMR action plan, which endorses the approach taken by the UK pig sector so far. 

23rd Jan 2019


NPA urges producers to warn public about the risk of feeding pigs

The NPA is urging all producers to put up signage telling people not to feed the pigs due to risk of spreading disease.

23rd Jan 2019


2018 slaughterings the highest since 2000

UK pig farmers delivered a 3% increase in pigmeat production in 2017, while slaughterings were up by 2.5%, AHDB figures show.  

23rd Jan 2019


Forum entry - outdoor farms interested in research?

The latest forum entry is from a Harper Adams student enquiring whether any outdoor breeding farms are interested in taking part research.

22nd Jan 2019


Directory of rural support groups

YANA (You Are Not Alone) has sent the NPA a link to their National Directory of Rural Support Groups.