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8th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA convenes important meeting on tail biting


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies will attend a meeting today involving Defra, APHA, pig producers, vets, scientific experts and AHDB to discuss tail biting.

8th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Pig sector to feel drought impact over coming months


The pig sector will feel the impact of the current drought on the pig sector most acutely over the coming months.

7th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Major event to discuss antibiotic stewardship taking place in October


The importance of effective and appropriate use of antibiotics will be discussed at an event in London in October.

7th Aug 2018

NPANews

Survey shows hugely positive response to 2018 British Pig & Poultry Fair


Nearly all visitors to the 2018 British Pig & Poultry Fair rated it as 'good or excellent', according to a survey taken after the event.  

6th Aug 2018

Brussels

SKILLED PIG STOCKPERSON REQUIRED


A rare opportunity to join a team of 6 on a high performing 740 sow indoor pig breeding farm

6th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Q2 Red Tractor eMB-Pigs deadline this week


Red Tractor scheme members are reminded that the deadline for getting data from second quarter of 2018 onto eMB-Pigs is August 11. 

6th Aug 2018

Brussels

Brexit chaos casts long shadow over 'encouraging' White Paper


In the latest edition of Pig World, the NPA's Ed Barker discussed what the latest Brexit developments could mean for the pig sector. 

6th Aug 2018

NPANews

Forum query - replacing straw


The latest forum entry is a query about alternatives to straw in outdoor farrowing arks. 

5th Aug 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


Now that we are in the season of parliamentary recess things in theory have gone a bit quieter in Westminster and Brussels.

4th Aug 2018

Prices

Some Like it Hot (but not pig farmers)


If only pig prices were as hot as the weather we would all be much happier although the SPP only moved marginally this week, dropping by 0.08p to 150.26p.

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