National Pig Association - The voice of the British pig industry

PigWorld Logo

Home > News

News

14th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Pig industry stepping up to the antibiotic challenge


As World Antibiotic Awareness Week gets underway, the NPA has issued an upate on progress with its Antibiotic Stewardship Programme. 

13th Nov 2016

NPANews

Forum update - another great National Pig Awards event


A self-confessed curmudgeonly, grumpy, old northern git enjoyed himself on Wednesday night. Find out why in our latest forum post. 

11th Nov 2016

NPANews

First aid advice - how to spot signs of a stroke


The NPA is urging all employers and anyone who reads this site to be aware of the latest NHS advice on looking out for signs of a stroke.

11th Nov 2016

NPANews

Animal rights activity - a new tactic


We have received word of a new tactic being deployed by animal rights activists in their efforts to undermine the pig industry.

10th Nov 2016

NPANews

NPA commitment to go 'above and beyond' recognised at National Pig Awards


The NPA's efforts in going 'above and beyond' to help members were duly recognised at the National Pig Awards on Wednesday night.

9th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

NPA rejects Defra proposals for additional TB controls on pigs


The NPA has largely rejected Defra proposals to bring bovine TB (bTB) regulations for pigs and other non-bovines into line with those in place for cattle.

8th Nov 2016

Prices

UK pig price still on the up but falling EU prices could put the brake on


The UK pig price is continuing to rise but falling EU prices could soon put a brake on the upward trend.

7th Nov 2016

Brussels

Canadian pig industry eyes up EU trade opportunities


The Canadian pig sector is eyeing up the EU market as a potential opportunity for growth, as agreement on the EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement (CETA) draws nearer.

7th Nov 2016

Environment

Farmers reminded to up winter defences against PRRS


The NPA's senior policy advisor, Georgina Crayford, urges farmers to step up their defences against the PRRS virus as winter approaches. 

4th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

AHDB Pork chair calls for improved supply chain relationships


AHDB Pork chair Meryl Ward has called for all partners in the supply chain to forge better working relationships to ensure a fairer distribution of profits.

Campaigns