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23rd May 2018

HealthWelfare

Animal transport rule changes must be based on sound science


The NPA has stressed that any changes made to regulations governing animal transport must be based on sound science, rather than emotive concerns. 

23rd May 2018

NPANews

NPA responds to Sky News story


The NPA has issued a statement in response to Sky News footage of animals being mistreated on a pig farm in Lincolnshire.

22nd May 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA expresses concerns over straw shortages


The NPA has expressed concern about the impact of the current straw shortage on producers and highlighted the wider implications for UK pig production.

22nd May 2018

NPANews

Alert for members in Norfolk


An update has been posted in the Members' Area alerting producers to an incident in Norfolk. 

22nd May 2018

Prices

Cranswick delivers 22% profit growth


Cranswick has announced a 22.4% jump in annual adjusted pretax profits, driven by growth across its product categories and exports to China.

21st May 2018

HealthWelfare

Scientists announce breakthrough in pig immunology


Scientists from a number of leading UK institutions have generated tools that increase understanding of the pig immune system. 

21st May 2018

Prices

Retail pork sales in decline again


After some encouraging signs at the start of the year, retail pork sales are firmly in decline again, retail data from Kantar Worldpanel shows.

18th May 2018

NPANews

Busy and productive time for NPA at Pig and Poultry Fair


The NPA team – Zoe Davies, Lizzie Wilson, Georgina Crayford, Andrea Vickers and Ed Barker – had a busy and productive couple of days at the Pig and Poultry Fair.

18th May 2018

Prices

Changes


Better news for UK pig producers with the SPP putting on 0.59p to stand at 147.21p, while European pig prices also took a step forwards.

18th May 2018

NPANews

Big rise recorded in organic UK pig numbers


The UK’s organic pig herd nearly doubled in 2017, Defra figures show.

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