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26th Jan 2019

Prices

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

NPANews

Fantastic opportunity at the NPA


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

25th Jan 2019

HealthWelfare

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

HealthWelfare

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

NPANews

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

Prices

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

NPANews

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

Brussels

Directory of rural support groups


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

21st Jan 2019

NPANews

NPA chairman takes antibiotic message to Hong Kong


NPA chairman Richard Lister visited Hong Kong earlier this month to discuss how the UK has responded to the challenge of reducing antibiotic use.

21st Jan 2019

HealthWelfare

"I wouldn't want anyone to go through what we went through" - see Zoe discuss ASF on Countryfile


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies discussed her personal horror of dealing with a major pig disease outbreak as Countryfile focused on ASF.

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