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23rd Aug 2018


Government proposes longer sentences for animal cruelty

The Government has proposed to increase the maximum penalty for animal cruelty to five years’ imprisonment.

22nd Aug 2018


Grand prix win for Lancashire producer

Lancashire farrow-to-finish producer David Goodier has been named an EU PiG Ambassadors in recognition of best practice on his farm.

21st Aug 2018


China confirms third case of African swine fever

A third case of African swine fever has been confirmed in China, as fears grow that the virus could spread widely among the world’s largest pig herd.

21st Aug 2018


Investment in new buildings holds key to reducing ammonia emissions - NPA

The key to reducing ammonia emissions and improving air quality on pig farms is to promote investment in newer, more efficient buildings, according to the NPA.

21st Aug 2018


Welcome to new Allied Industry member

The NPA welcomes its newest allied industry member - Kingsgate Nutrition Ltd. 

20th Aug 2018


China steps up ASF surveillance after two outbreaks confirmed

The Chinese authorities are undertaking a major surveillance programme following the confirmation of two ASF cases in different parts of the country.

17th Aug 2018


Don't mention the war

The German market is worth mentioning following three successive weeks of rises, which have seen the influential producer price rise from €1.39/kg to €1.55/kg. 

17th Aug 2018


Second ASF case detected in China

A second case of African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in China, prompting fears the virus could already be widespread across the country.

16th Aug 2018


NPA's Georgina Crayford explains use of CO2 stunning in pigs

NPA senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford has explained why CO2 stunning currently represents the best option available for the pig sector.

16th Aug 2018


Forum entry - work experience wanted!

Work experience wanted! See the latest forum entry for a request from the daughter of a pig industry stalwart.