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28th Sep 2020


German ASF update - more cases confirmed as intensive search continues

The number of confirmed cases of African swine fever (ASF) in Germany's Brandenburg region has risen to 35 as the intensice search continues.

25th Sep 2020


Producers urged to refocus on biosecurity

NPA chairman Richard Lister has urged producers to give extra consideration to biosecurity in light of Germany’s ASF outbreak and continued cases of swine dysentery in the UK.

23rd Sep 2020


NPA expresses concern over potential two-day Brexit export delays

The NPA has expressed concern, after Cabinet Secretary Michael Gove warned that exporters to the EU could face massive queues after the Brexit transition period ends.

23rd Sep 2020


APHA provides ASF update

APHA has issued an update on the African swine fever situation in Germany, plus news of new cases in Serbia. 

22nd Sep 2020


AHDB launches new advice on moving and handling pigs

AHDB has launched a new area on its website advising producers on best practice when it comes to moving and handling pigs.


21st Sep 2020


How ASF is affecting pork sectors across the EU - Members Area

Senior policy adviser Rebecca Veale has written a report on a Copa meeting she attended on Friday to discuss the recent ASF outbreak in Germany.

21st Sep 2020


Impact of ASF export bans in Europe and Germany

The imapct of Germany's African swine fever (ASF) and subsequent export bans is having an impact on pork markets across the EU.

19th Sep 2020


We are still in early stages of African swine fever outbreak, says FLI

Germany's National Reference Laboratory for African swine fever (ASF) has warned that the country's outbreak is still in its early stages. 

18th Sep 2020


Straw shortages and rising prices hit pig producers

Pig producers across the country are suffering from straw shortages and high prices on the back of this summer’s poor harvest.

17th Sep 2020


Changes to animal export identification and other export rules

Businesses involved in the export of live animals are reminded that the way the animals are identified will change next year.