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7th Aug 2018

NPANews

Survey shows hugely positive response to 2018 British Pig & Poultry Fair


Nearly all visitors to the 2018 British Pig & Poultry Fair rated it as 'good or excellent', according to a survey taken after the event.  

6th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Q2 Red Tractor eMB-Pigs deadline this week


Red Tractor scheme members are reminded that the deadline for getting data from second quarter of 2018 onto eMB-Pigs is August 11. 

6th Aug 2018

Brussels

Brexit chaos casts long shadow over 'encouraging' White Paper


In the latest edition of Pig World, the NPA's Ed Barker discussed what the latest Brexit developments could mean for the pig sector. 

5th Aug 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


Now that we are in the season of parliamentary recess things in theory have gone a bit quieter in Westminster and Brussels.

3rd Aug 2018

Brussels

African Swine Fever has reached China


Today China reported its first outbreak of African Swine Fever to the OIE. The outbreak occurred in the Liaoning Province (North East China) in domestic pigs and nine hundred pigs have been culled in an effort to control the disease.

3rd Aug 2018

NPANews

The pivotal events of 20 years ago that shaped our industry today


Stewart Houston, a leading figure in the British Pig Industry Support Group and a former chair of NPA and BPEX, looks back on the dramatic events of 20 years ago 

3rd Aug 2018

NPANews

'I just remember the sheer numbers'


For NPA chairman Richard Longthorp shares his memories of the events of 20 years ago. 

2nd Aug 2018

Brussels

Meat and Diary alternative sales Driven by Meat Eaters


Meat and dairy alternative sales are being driven more by meat-eaters looking to try something new and not vegans

1st Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Pig industry making huge strides in reducing antibiotic usage, NPA report shows


The NPA has updated its Antibiotic Stewardship Programme to showcase the tremendous progress made by the pig sector in reducing and refining antibiotic use.

1st Aug 2018

Brussels

NPA responds to consumer concerns over method of dispatching sick piglets


While the use of so-called “blunt force trauma” may seem like an act of animal cruelty and can be distressing to watch, this method is recognised as an effective and appropriate way of humanely killing a piglet to prevent it suffering further from pain or illness.