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14th May 2019

Prices

"Ultimately we supply the product that the processors cannot do without"- more comments on pig prices


The comments continue to come in on the price situation. "If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck," the latest one suggests.

13th May 2019

HealthWelfare

African swine fever confirmed at Hong Kong slaughterhouse


ASF has been confirmed at a slaughterhouse in Hong Kong, but plans to cull about 6,000 pigs have been hampered by meat traders, according to reports.

12th May 2019

Prices

'Frustrating and unnecessary' - what producers make of the price situation


Pig producers have been having their say on the NPA forum about the current price situation. 

11th May 2019

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


We have an important update in the Members' Area regarding animal rights activism. 

11th May 2019

HealthWelfare

Reminder: Red Tractor eMB deadline is May 12


The Red Tractor deadline for uploading antibiotic data for the first quarter of 2019 onto the eMB-Pigs database is May 12.

10th May 2019

Prices

NPA to push for pig supply chain code of conduct


The NPA is to press for a pig supply chain code of conduct as part of a drive to introduce more transparency in the supply chain.

10th May 2019

Brussels

Researchers move step closer to wild boar ASF virus


Scientists have published details of research showing 'promising' signs that a vaccine could be developed to help stem the spread of ASF in wild boar.  

10th May 2019

HealthWelfare

CVO endorses #MuckFreeTruck campaign


Defra Chief Veterinary Officer Christine Middlemiss has endorsed the NPA-inspired #MuckFreeTruck campaign.  

10th May 2019

NPANews

David Black Award moves to National Pig Awards


The David Black Award will be presented at the National Pig Awards for the first time in November.

10th May 2019

HealthWelfare

ForFarmers shortlisted for Antibiotic Guardian award


ForFarmers, the National Office of Animal Health and Pruex are among the familiar names shortlisted for an Antibiotic Guardian award.

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