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8th Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

APHA extends free carcase collection service in North East


The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has extended its free carcase collection services in north east England.

7th Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

RUMA hits out at 'disappointing' Soil Association antibiotic claims


RUMA has expressed ‘surprise and disappointment’ over the tone of a new fundraising campaign launched by the Soil Association.

7th Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

Eustice interview - Government considering post-Brexit animal health and welfare grants


George Eustice has confirmed the Government is considering providing grants to invest in farm infrastructure under a new domestic farm policy.

6th Mar 2017

Brussels

Zinc oxide - update on future of piglet feed product


Pig producers have been reminded that zinc oxide is still permitted at therapeutic doses in piglet feed, despite the uncertainty over its future.

6th Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

New online tool launched to help address tail-biting


A new online tool has been developed to help pig farmers address the problem of tail-biting. 

3rd Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic usage in piglet feed halves in three years


The use of prescribed antibiotics administered in feed for young pigs has halved over the past three years, figures released by RUMA suggest.

3rd Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

eMB-Pigs hits 50% mark - but more data needed


Antibiotic data representing more than half the 2015 UK pig herd has now been loaded onto the eMB-Pigs database.   

3rd Mar 2017

NPANews

BMPA to audit lorry washing facilities after complaints


The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has commissioned an audit to gauge levels of compliance with its pork scheme’s lorry washing rules.

3rd Mar 2017

NPANews

The term 'unskilled labour' does a great disservice to our migrant workforce - Zoe on labour debate


In her latest Pig World column, Zoe Davies outlines the NPA's recent activity on Brexit and sets the record straight on 'unskilled labour'. 

3rd Mar 2017

Prices

Danish Crowns makes UK foodservice acquisition


Danish Crown has increased its presence in the UK foodservice sector, with the acquisition of Leivers Brothers in the Midlands.