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9th Mar 2023

Environment

Advice on keeping and moving animals in extreme weather


With Met Office Amber warnings in parts of the country, APHA has issued a reminder keeping animals in extreme weather.  

9th Mar 2023

Environment

National Fallen Stock Company looking for new pig director


The National Fallen Stock Company (NFSCo) is looking to recruit a new director with a background in the pig industry to its board.

7th Mar 2023

NPANews

Vet placements - can you offer an aspiring vet a short placement?


We still have a number of young veterinary students seeking placements on pig farms over the coming months. 

6th Mar 2023

Environment

Talking trade and keeping ASF out during a visit to Dover


In an article in the latest issue of Pig World, NPA senior policy adviser Charlie Dewhirst discusses a recent useful NPA visit to Dover 

3rd Mar 2023

NPANews

Defra publishes more information on new grants - updated


Defra has published more information on grants being for investment in productivity and slurry and animal health and welfare. 

3rd Mar 2023

Environment

Coping without zinc - new research published by AHDB


AHDB has published new research highlighting why a multifactorial approach will be needed to cope without zinc oxide.

28th Feb 2023

HealthWelfare

Pig Health Scheme reports no longer available from May


AHDB has announced that access to Pig Health Scheme (PHS) reports will cease in May. 

27th Feb 2023

NPANews

We are only at the start of the pig industry's recovery - Lizzie tells Farming Today


The UK pig sector is still facing soaring costs and is only at the start of a very long road to recovery, Lizzie Wilson has told the BBC.

27th Feb 2023

NPANews

England loses one-fifth of female breeding herd


December census figures from Defra have confirmed a big drop in England's female breeding herd, following two years of heavy financial losses. 

21st Feb 2023

HealthWelfare

Update on African swine fever in Asia


The ASF situation in Asia continues to challenge pig producers with new outbreaks, but the approval of two ASF vaccines is positive.