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4th Feb 2019


Members Area alert - animal rights activity

Members are urged to take a look at the latest post in the Members Area. 

2nd Feb 2019



Some suggestions that prices may be bumping along the bottom of the current 'pig' trough but still a long way to go before producer prices get out of the red.

31st Jan 2019


NPA welcomes One Health antibiotic report

The NPA has welcomed the publication of a new Government report that brings together data on the levels of antibiotic use in humans and animals.

30th Jan 2019


NPA publishes comprehensive African swine fever briefing

The NPA has published a comprehensive new briefing on African swine fever (ASF), covering everything from the history of the virus to the possible routes of infection.

30th Jan 2019


Danish Crown to cut up to 400 jobs

Danish Crown has announced jt will be cutting up to 400 jobs across the group, as its UK arm, Tulip, continues to under-perform.

In an announcement on Wednesday, the Danish meat giant said it was now intensifying the group’s cost-savings programme and would be looking to reduce its total costs by 350 million DKK (£41m) this financial year.

30th Jan 2019


Meetings offer chance to air post-Brexit labour concerns

Those connected to the pig industry with concerns over labour supply after we leave the EU are urged to attend a series of roundtable meetings. 

29th Jan 2019


Forum latest - should we have an outdoor Code of Practice?

In light of the very real threat posed by ASF, the latest forum post asks whether we should be considering a Code of Practice for outdoor units. 

29th Jan 2019


Catch up with AHDB water webinar

An AHDB Pork webinar discussed how to approach water quality, supply and medication on your unit last week. 

28th Jan 2019


Welcome end-of-year rise in fresh and frozen pork sales

Retails sales volumes of fresh and frozen primary pork recorded a 4% increase year-on-year during the 12 weeks ending December 30.

26th Jan 2019


China in Your Hand?

Another difficult day as far as the UK pig industry is concerned with prices still in retreat on this side of the Channel.