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27th Mar 2023

Environment

Rattlerow appoints Andrew Saunders as chairman


Rattlerow has announced that former former Pilgrim’s UK agriculture director Andrew Saunders will shortly be joining the company as chairman of Lawson Partners.

16th Mar 2023

Environment

A more positive outlook but a long road to recovery - PIG


While the situation for pig producers is undoubtedly improving after two years of crisis and heavy losses, there will be no rapid road to recovery.

14th Mar 2023

Environment

NPA backing AHDB calls for retraction of controversial meat study


The NPA is fully backing AHDB's request for The Lancet to retract its 2019 study, ‘The Global Burden of Disease’, which links red meat consumption to cancer.

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.