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11th Jul 2017

Westminster

Early Day Motion backs British pig welfare standards


An Commons Early Day Motion (EDM) highlighting the need to maintain British farm animal welfare standards after we leave the EU has been tabled.

11th Jul 2017

NPANews

Forum entry - Chris Brant didn't do apathy


Richard Longthorp, chair of the Chris Brant Award judging panel, has reminded members there is still time to get your nomination in. 

11th Jul 2017

NPANews

Members area updates


Two new posts have been added to the members' area. 

11th Jul 2017

Brussels

Red Tractor vets must be PVS members from October 1


Members of the Red Tractor pigs scheme have been reminded that all vets registered under the scheme must be members of the PVS from October 1.

10th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA urges vigilance after rise in PEDv cases in Canada


The NPA has urged anyone involved in importing pigs to be vigilant following news that PEDv is again circulating in Canada.

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). 

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