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12th Apr 2017

NPANews

Members' area, forum and briefing updates


An update on the latest activities of the animal rights movement has been posted in the members' area, while the discussion on antibiotics is underway on the forum. 

12th Apr 2017

Prices

EU pig prices soar on the back of tight supplies and strong demand


The average EU pig price has gained almost €9 over the past four weeks to stand at more than €33/100kg above the price of a year ago.

11th Apr 2017

NPANews

If you haven't already, now is the time to start - producers urged to embrace eMB-Pigs 


Red Tractor pig producers are reminded that antibiotic data from this quarter, ending June 30, will need to be uploaded onto the eMB-Pigs database.

11th Apr 2017

NPANews

Reminder - Eastern spring regional meeting today


The third NPA spring regional meeting will take place in Diss, Norfolk, today, with a strong focus on eMB-Pigs and antibiotic targets.  

10th Apr 2017

Prices

Growth of US and Canadian herds could put pressure on EU exports


The US and Canadian pig herds are growing, with EU exports set to come under under pressure as a result later this year.

7th Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

RUMA condemns Grand National antibiotic 'publicity stunt'


A statement by Grand National sponsors Randox Health revealing it has been testing meat for antibiotic residues has been dismissed as a ‘publicity stunt’.

7th Apr 2017

Brussels

Here Comes the Sun - Peter Crichton commentary


Pig prices have continued their recent surge with the SPP up by 1.43p/kg to 153.13p/kg, while weekly contribution prices are also tending to improve. 

7th Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA chief executive outlines antibiotic progress to FSA


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has updated the FSA Board on the excellent progress being made within the pig sector towards reducing antibiotic usage.

7th Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

ForFarmers to provide antibiotic data for eMB-Pigs


ForFarmers has announced that, from next week, it will be able to provide customers with information on in-feed medication to upload into eMB-Pigs.

6th Apr 2017

Environment

Pig farmers urged to take part in Open Farm Sunday


Pig farmers are being urged to put their names forward for Open Farm Sunday, the annual event that attracts thousands of people onto farms across the country.

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