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27th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

Livestock antibiotic sales fall to lowest recorded levels


Sales of antibiotics for use in animals in the UK have fallen to their lowest level since records began, dropping by 27% between 2014 and 2016.

27th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

Swine dysentery outbreak in Yorkshire


There are reports of a swine dysentery outbreak in Yorkshire. 

26th Oct 2017

Prices

Global pig production forecast to grow in 2018


Global pork production will rise by almost 2% on the year to 113.1 million tonnes in 2018, according to the latest USDA forecasts.

26th Oct 2017

Brussels

EU PiG Grand Prix Winners announced


Eight pig producers from across Europe have been announced as winners of the first EU PiG Grand Prix and will now carry the title of EU PiG Ambassador.

25th Oct 2017

NPANews

LIPs searching for a new chair as Sue prepares to step down


Ladies in Pigs are on the look out for a new chairperson after Sue Woodall announced she was stepping down following 10 years in the role. 

25th Oct 2017

Brussels

NFU concern at Brexit impasse


The NFU has expressed concern over the apparent roadblocks holding back progress in Brexit negotiations between the UK and the rest of the EU. 

24th Oct 2017

Environment

West Midlands AD workshop in November


A one-day workshop on maintaining healthy biology within an anaerobic digester will take place in the West Midlands next month.

23rd Oct 2017

NPANews

Autumn regional invites - an apology


We have had reports from several members that they didn’t received invites for the recent round of regional meetings.

23rd Oct 2017

NPANews

NPA Northern regional meeting on today


The final NPA autumn regional meeting takes place in York tonight. 

21st Oct 2017

Prices

 Market commentary - Let's Hang On to What We've Got


Although the latest SPP dropped another 1.03p this week to stand at 157.89p, German pig producer prices (thankfully) stood on at €1.50.

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