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10th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

VMD praises pig industry efforts to reduce antibiotic use


The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has praised the efforts being taken by the pig industry to reduce its antibiotic usage.

10th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

AHDB Pork guide to environmental enrichment


AHDB has published a guide to help producers provide the best environmental enrichment within a wide variety of housing and systems. 

7th Jul 2017

Prices

Reach for the Sky


Demand for UK pigs continues to reflect the weather (hot) and, although the SPP only moved up by 0.15p to stand at 162.43p, spot prices have continued to reach for the sky.

7th Jul 2017

Westminster

Gove roundtable - NPA sets out vision for pig sector in 2030


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies set out the association’s vision for a ‘world class’ pig industry of the future during a roundtable event hosted by Michael Gove.

7th Jul 2017

NPANews

Update on changes to China export certificates


APHA has clarified some of our queries regarding the new documentation required for exports to China, including regarding suspected bovine TB (bTB). 

7th Jul 2017

Prices

Sainsbury's introduces ham 'smart label' technology to combat waste


Sainsbury's is attempting to tackle food waste with the introduction of a ‘smart label’ for its own-brand ham.

7th Jul 2017

NPANews

Members area - activist update


We have an update on the latest animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

6th Jul 2017

Brussels

HSE stats confirm farming as UK's most dangerous sector


Figures released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have confirmed agriculture as the most dangerous industry in the UK.

6th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

VMD confirms maximum five years for zinc oxide


The VMD has confirmed the UK pig industry will be granted the maximum five year period to withdraw zinc oxide from piglet diets.

5th Jul 2017

Westminster

NPA to set out vision for pig industry in Gove roundtable meeting


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies will outline the association’s vision for a ‘world class pig industry’ at a roundtable event hosted by Michael Gove on Thursday.

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