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15th Mar 2019

NPANews

Forum entry - Nigel's response


In the latest forum entry, Nigel Penlington responds to the nessages of support from the NPA following his departure from AHDB. 

15th Mar 2019

NPANews

NPA supports National Butchers Week


The NPA has been giving its backing to local butchers this week.  

14th Mar 2019

Prices

Better news on pig prices


There is slightly better news on the pig price this week. 

13th Mar 2019

Brussels

NPA calls for no deal option to be removed following latest Brexit setback


The NPA has urged the Government and MPs to end the uncertainty for pig farmers, following the latest defeat for Theresa May over her Brexit plans.

12th Mar 2019

Brussels

Defra hoping for quick resolution to UK 'no deal' export status


Defra has told the NPA it is hoping for a quick resolution on the UK’s status for exporting animals and animal products to the EU in the event of a ‘no deal’.

12th Mar 2019

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


There is an important update in the Members' Area concerning the ongoing animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

12th Mar 2019

HealthWelfare

Pig prices in China soaring as ASF hits production


Chinese pig prices are rising rapidly as African swine fever takes its toll on production within the world's largest pig herd.

11th Mar 2019

Prices

Pig production losses grow but brighter times ahead forecast


Pig producers typically lost £7/head during the last quarter of 2018 but better times could finally be around the corner. 

11th Mar 2019

NPANews

20 Years of NPA - Stand by Your Ham


NPA 20th logoEleven years ago this month, music loving members of the general public were being treated to a pig-themed masterpiece, courtesy of 30 pig farmers.   

8th Mar 2019

HealthWelfare

If in doubt don't let visitors on your unit - Swine dysentery outbreaks prompt biosecurity warning


Pig producers have been urged to step up their biosecurity levels, including being extra vigilant with visitors, following a spate of swine dysentery outbreaks.

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