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23rd Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

VARSS report - more good news for the pig industry


The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has corrected a mistake in the recent VARSS report - and it brings more good news for the pig industry. 

23rd Nov 2016

NPANews

Groceries Code Adjudicator consultation - your views


The Government is currently consulting on whether to extend the powers of the Groceries Code Adjudicator. We want to hear your views. 

22nd Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Leeds University unveils £7m pig research investment project


The University of Leeds has unveiled plans for a £7 million investment in new facilities to allow it to carry out important research on indoor and outdoor pig units.

21st Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Pig farmers urged to take part in new research project


Producers are being encouraged to take part in a new project looking at the welfare, health and performance of pigs. 

21st Nov 2016

NPANews

Animal rights activity - update


We have an update on the actions of animal rights campaigners targeted at the pig sector. 

19th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

AHDB Pork offer support with eMB-Pigs entries


AHDB Pork is offering to help farmers enter antibiotic usage data into the industry electronic database for a limited period.

18th Nov 2016

NPANews

Red Tractor explains proposed changes to pig standards


Red Tractor is writing to farmers to explain proposed changes to the Red Tractor Pig Standards, including a requirement to upload antibiotic data onto eMB-Pigs. 

18th Nov 2016

NPANews

Still time to book for Young NPA conference and dinner


Today (November 18) is the deadline to book for this year's Young NPA conference and dinner, in London, in December. There are still a few places left. 

17th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Wellcome Trust urged to remove 'shocking antibiotic propaganda' video


The Wellcome Trust has provoked an angry response from the livestock sector over a misleading video posted to mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week. 

17th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes report showing significant decline in sales of antibiotics for pigs


The NPA has welcomed encouraging new data confirming a steady reduction in sales of antibiotics for use on pig farms.

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