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23rd Aug 2019


Students reminded of their role in ASF

University students are asked to play their role in protecting the UK pig herd from African swine fever

22nd Aug 2019


Latest updates from Defra on ASF

Defra has updated their situation assessment for African swine fever in South East Asia and Europe

21st Aug 2019


Effective Manager training - spaces available!

The course aims to build a foundation of leadership capabilities which give farmers confidence in managing people.  

19th Aug 2019


More ASF confirmed in Laos

African swine fever continues to spread in Laos.

16th Aug 2019


ASF in Serbia

African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed at pig farms in Serbia.

16th Aug 2019


Update on ASF

Please see our dedicated African Swine Fever (ASF) page here for the latest update

16th Aug 2019


Exports affected as ASF confirmed in Myanmar

Thailand bans exports from Myanmar following their first case of African swine fever.

15th Aug 2019


Illegal semen smuggled via shampoo bottles

Two Danish people working on a pig farm in Western Australia have been convicted of illegally importing pig semen from Denmark to Australia.

13th Aug 2019


NPA challenges CIWF over illegal trespass on British pig farms

Recent covert filming of farrowing crates on pig units funded by Compassion In World Farming  has been widely publicised

12th Aug 2019


UK and EU seeing surge in China exports

Following reports that China’s pig herd could halve by the end of this year, May figures have been released on export trade for the EU and UK. Against a backdrop of herd losses in some parts of China estimated to be between 40 and 60%