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9th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Red Tractor issues new guidance on remote quarterly vet visits


Red Tractor has issued new guidance on how remote quarterly veterinary inspections will work during the coronavirus crisis.

9th Apr 2020

Prices

Pigmeat sales soar as data highlights impact of coronavirus


Total pigmeat sales were up 18.4% by volume and 25.5% in value in the four weeks to March 22, as UK food buying habits were transformed by coronavirus. 

8th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Pigs not susceptible to COVID-19, studies show


Pigs and chickens are not susceptible to COVID-19, new research carried out in Germany has confirmed.

7th Apr 2020

Prices

Millions more pork meals to be consumed at home as a result of coronavirus


Sliced cooked meats, including ham, will feature in an additional 35 million more meals eaten at home each week, as a result of coronavirus.

7th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Farmers urged to follow social distancing guidance during vet visits


Farmers have been urged to follow government guidance on social distancing and self-isolation when vets are practicing on farm.

6th Apr 2020

NPANews

NPA coronavirus guidance and support for members - updated April 3!


The NPA is doing all it can to support members during the coronavirus crisis. 

6th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Updated guidance: Furloughed staff


Staff that have been furloughed are now permitted to undertake other employment, if their contract permits.

6th Apr 2020

Prices

Trading 'relatively quiet' heading into Easter break - TVC


The trading cycle is relatively quiet affair running the Easter break, according to Thames Valley Cambac.

3rd Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic targets - what next?


In the latest issue of Pig World, NPA chairman Richard Lister and PVS president Richard Pearson discuss the next set of antibiotic targets for the pig sector. 

2nd Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Pork processors doing a fantastic job but social distancing a 'challenge' - BMPA


Pork processors are doing a ‘fantastic job’ of keeping supplies running, but social distancing guidance is a 'real challenge', says BMPA.