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17th Nov 2016

Prices

Cranswick establishes presence in Northern Ireland


Cranswick, one of the UK's biggest pork processors, has established a significant presence in Northern Ireland with the acquisition of Dunbia Ballymena.cranswick

16th Nov 2016

Environment

More activity - members' update


We have been made aware of yet more animal rights activity targeting the pig sector.

15th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

New website launched to explain the facts about antibiotics in livestock


The RUMA alliance has launched a new website explaining the facts about antibiotic use in livestock and offering advice on tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

15th Nov 2016

Environment

Animal rights activity - update


We have an update on the ongoing activity of animal rights campaigners targeted at the pig sector. 

14th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

RUMA hits back at medics' calls for antibiotic ban


The RUMA alliance has issued a strongly worded response to calls by medics for an immediate UK ban on preventative mass medication of farmed livestock.

14th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Pig industry stepping up to the antibiotic challenge


As World Antibiotic Awareness Week gets underway, the NPA has issued an upate on progress with its Antibiotic Stewardship Programme. 

11th Nov 2016

NPANews

Animal rights activity - a new tactic


We have received word of a new tactic being deployed by animal rights activists in their efforts to undermine the pig industry.

10th Nov 2016

NPANews

NPA commitment to go 'above and beyond' recognised at National Pig Awards


The NPA's efforts in going 'above and beyond' to help members were duly recognised at the National Pig Awards on Wednesday night.

9th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

NPA rejects Defra proposals for additional TB controls on pigs


The NPA has largely rejected Defra proposals to bring bovine TB (bTB) regulations for pigs and other non-bovines into line with those in place for cattle.

8th Nov 2016

Prices

UK pig price still on the up but falling EU prices could put the brake on


The UK pig price is continuing to rise but falling EU prices could soon put a brake on the upward trend.