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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.

8th Mar 2019

Westminster

Ed's Brexit round-up - time ticks closer


Whilst our PM and her selected cabinet members and Ministers scrabble around the corridors of Brussels, times ticks closer to a pretty massive week for the Government.

8th Mar 2019

HealthWelfare

Update to Red Tractor pig standards


Red Tractor has updated one of its pig standards with regards to responsible and competent use of medicines and veterinary treatments.

8th Mar 2019

Brussels

Forum entry - help wanted for research project


The latest forum entry seeks support for research on a new product to market that deals with odour control and solids waste reduction.

8th Mar 2019

HealthWelfare

Pig Health Scheme is up and running - the key details


The revised Pig Health Scheme began operating this week. Here we summarise the key information you need to know. 

7th Mar 2019

NPANews

Give farming the educational respect it deserves, Longthorp tells politicians


Former NPA chairman Richard Longthorp highlighted the importance of developing skills in agriculture at a breakfast attended by MPs and peers in Parliament on Wednesday.

7th Mar 2019

HealthWelfare

NPA seeks answers on tail docking inspections


The NPA met APHA recently to seek more clarity on the introduction of a new inspection regime to address tail biting. 

6th Mar 2019

Brussels

Ignorant and self-serving - why pig farm trespass must not be allowed to happen again


The NPA was absolutely horrified by the ‘Meat the Victims’ sit-in staged on a Lincolnshire farm on Saturday.

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