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22nd Nov 2018

HealthWelfare

Buy Red Tractor to support responsible antibiotic use - CMO


The Government's Chief Medical Officer has issued a ringing endorsement of the UK farming sector's approach to antibiotic use. 

21st Nov 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA spreads ASF message in Times article


The NPA has warned of the dangers of bringing potentially infected meat into the UK in an excellent article about ASF in the Times.  

20th Nov 2018

NPANews

Chris Brant Award recognises one of Yorkshire's unsung heroes


There was a hugely popular winner of the Chris Brant Award as Rita Wells was honoured for her work on pig farms and with Ladies in Pigs (LIPs). 

20th Nov 2018

NPANews

2018 National Pig Awards winners announced


The 2018 National Pig Awards took place last night at a ceremony in London, honouring those who are excelling in the British pig industry. 

19th Nov 2018

HealthWelfare

Pig sector 'on track to meet antibiotic targets'


The UK pig sector is on track to reach its antibiotic targets on the back of a ‘positive coordinated effort’ across the pig sector.

19th Nov 2018

Prices

Tax change incentive for farm building investment


Now is a good time for farmers to be erecting and refurbishing farm buildings, according to financial experts. 

19th Nov 2018

NPANews

Producers urged to enter EU PiG Grand Prix


The 2019 European Pig Innovation Group (EU PiG) Grand Prix is open for entries.

17th Nov 2018

Prices

No Exit


Although the Brexit shambles continues to 'hog' the headlines, pig trading continued carried on which turned out to be a relatively quiet day.

16th Nov 2018

HealthWelfare

Hauliers urged to take action to reduce risk of ASF reaching the UK


Defra Chief Veterinary Officer Christine Middlemiss has written to hauliers warning them of the risks of bringing African swine fever into the UK.

16th Nov 2018

Westminster

Gove staying at Defra - reports


Defra Secretary Michael Gove is staying at Defra, according to the latest reports.

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