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17th Jul 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - ideas for carcase storage boxes


Does anyone manufacture an approved and suitable carcase storage box, the latest poster on the forum wants to know. 

17th Jul 2019

HealthWelfare

Pig classes cancelled at Driffield Show


There will be no pig classes at today's Driffield Show due to concerns over swine dysentery. 

16th Jul 2019

HealthWelfare

ASF outbreak could cost industry £85m, Government predicts


An ASF outbreak could cost the UK pig industry £85 million, according to Government estimates, although the NPA believes the figure could be even higher.

15th Jul 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - plastic barrels for sow feeders


The latest poster on the forum is seeking advice on using plastic barrels to make sow feeders.

13th Jul 2019

Prices

Under Pressure


Although the SPP continues its steady upward progress, putting on a further 0.78p to stand at 151.64p, values on the other side of the English Channel have eased.

12th Jul 2019

HealthWelfare

Another case of swine dysentery confirmed in North Yorkshire


Another case of swine dysentery has been confirmed on a pig farm in North Yorkshire.

11th Jul 2019

Brussels

NPA stresses need to up ASF controls after traces of virus found in Northern Ireland


The NPA has reiterated its calls for robust action to keep ASF at bay, after traces of the virus were detected in illegally imported meat in Northern Ireland. 

11th Jul 2019

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes key animal health themes set out in PHWC report


The NPA has welcomed a new report by the PHWC setting out the key themes in ensuring the future health and welfare of the national pig herd.

11th Jul 2019

Brussels

NPA meets the Compass Group


This week, NPA's Lizzie Wilson and Becca Veale met with the food service company Compass Group UK. 

10th Jul 2019

NPANews

Extending isotope testing will improve consumer trust in pork, Lizzie tells Farming Today


Rolling out isotope testing more widely will help improve consumer trust in the meat they buy, the NPA’s Lizzie Wilson has explained in a BBC interview.

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