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27th Mar 2023


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Pig Health Scheme reports no longer available from May

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