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27th Sep 2016

Prices

Russia appeals WTO ruling over pigmeat import ban


Russia, as had been widely anticipated, has appealed against the recent World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling on its import ban on live pigs, fresh pork and other pig products from the EU.

27th Sep 2016

Prices

Defra reports 'surprising' increase in English pig herd


The English pig herd grew by 2% to 3.9 million head in the year to June 2016, with the breeding herd increasing by the same percentage

26th Sep 2016

Brussels

David Owers makes Brexit case for pig farmers in TV appearance


NPA member David Owers made an excellent case for the UK pig industry’s voice to be heard in Brexit negotiations in a television appearance on Sunday.

26th Sep 2016

HealthWelfare

eMB-Pigs now a formal requirement for most Scottish producers


The vast majority of Scottish pig producers are now formally required to electronically record antibiotic usage on farm.

24th Sep 2016

NPANews

Look out for David Owers on the Sunday Politics show


It should be well worth watching the BBC Sunday Politics show on Sunday morning (11am).

24th Sep 2016

NPANews

Karro picks up prestigious food and drink awards


Karro Food Group, the country’s biggest supplier of British pork into the retail, trade and foodservice industries, has won two prestigious awards for business growth.

24th Sep 2016

Environment

Another pig farm in the spotlight


Footage of alleged poor conditions

23rd Sep 2016

Prices

Tightening of EU supplies boosts UK pig price prospects


The prospect of improved UK prices being sustained over the coming months have been boosted by new figures showing a decline in the EU pig herd.

22nd Sep 2016

PlanningHousing

Upton pig farm application approved despite mass opposition


Plans for a new pig farm in Lincolnshire have been approved, despite mass opposition from local residents and animal rights campaigners determined to stop it.

22nd Sep 2016

Environment

Pig manure wanted for research project


Researchers at the University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine are looking for pig faecal samples for a research project.

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