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22 January 2015 | Cattle,News,Pigs,Sheep
Reminder on annual sheep and goat count

All Scottish sheep and goat keepers have been reminded to return their annual inventory form before 31 January. Under European law, all keepers mus...


20 January 2015 | News,Pigs
Tailor-made piglet nursery for Yorkshire farmer

A bespoke ready-to-use nursery cabin has been delivered to a Yorkshire farmer. The container-style buildings, specifically developed to help pig produ...


19 January 2015 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News,Pigs,Sheep
World cup winning captain to champion women in meat

World cup winning rugby captain Katy Mclean MBE will address the importance of teamwork and achievement at the inaugural networking seminar for women ...


Falling prices and horsegate legacy 'boosting British pork'

The British pig industry is seeing a surge in demand for pork after the horsegate scandal has led to a period of recovery in the industry. The Nati...


China's protein demand shows 'growth potential'

China’s demand for foreign animal protein products shows great growth potential. However, the path to success for western animal protein companies in ...


Pig and poultry farmers warned about disease threats

Pig and poultry farmers in the UK have been warned to remain on alert as the threat posed by devastating diseases has increased. For poultry keepe...


UK livestock face multiple mycotoxin threats

Livestock in the UK are facing multiple mycotoxin challenges in the feeds they consume and farmers are being warned to adopt a new approach. That’...


Highly virulent Asian-American pig disease spreads to Europe

The highly virulent Asian-American Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus has spread to Europe. The disease is extremely infectious — a thimbleful of manure...


UK farmer confidence falling, according to new survey

Falling farmgate prices and market price volatility have contributed to a drop in farmer confidence, a new survey by the NFU has revealed. After th...


11 December 2014 | News,Pigs
British pig producers making quantum leap in biosecurity

British pig farmers have made a 'quantum leap' in their defences against foreign diseases this year, reports the National Pig Association. Most hav...


Home Secretary endorses agricultural crime initiative

Home Secretary Theresa May MP has praised an agricultural industry led crime initiative which brings farmers, auctioneers and the police together in a...


14 November 2014 | Animal Health,News,Pigs
Visual imaging to help pork producers improve health

A consortium of academic and animal health industry partners in the UK, led by Zoetis Inc., is embarking on a 42-month project that will develop visua...


7 November 2014 | Agri Safety,News,Pigs
Staffordshire pig pen attracts worldwide customer base

A pioneering pig birthing pen designed and created by a Staffordshire farmer is now being sold across the globe, it has been revealed. Orders for t...


'Extremely worrying times' ahead for farmers, says NFU

With farmers facing significant challenges heading into the winter, the Government is being urged to come forward with proposals for how they intend t...


16 October 2014 | Finance,Market Reports,News,Pigs
EU pork faces tough times with health scares and Russian ban

The global pork market will likely begin to cool down as the buoyent market circumstances from the first three quarters are now disappearing. With ...



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15 January 2015
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15 January 2015 | Pigs
Falling prices and horsegate legacy 'boo...

Falling prices and horsegate legacy 'boo...

The British pig industry is seeing a surge in demand for pork after the hor...


5 January 2015 | Pigs
Pig and poultry farmers warned about dis...

Pig and poultry farmers warned about dis...

Pig and poultry farmers in the UK have been warned to remain on alert as th...


22 December 2014 | Pigs
Highly virulent Asian-American pig disea...

Highly virulent Asian-American pig disea...

The highly virulent Asian-American Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus has spr...


26 November 2014 | Pigs
Greater accuracy for pig growth sensor

Greater accuracy for pig growth sensor

On-farm development work has resulted in greater accuracy of information re...


25 September 2014 | Pigs
New portable nursery unit saves thousand...

New portable nursery unit saves thousand...

A portable nursery unit which will enable pig farmers to save thousands of ...


2 September 2014 | Pigs
Pig breeders warned over virus

Pig breeders warned over virus

Pig breeding companies are being urged to keep free from a virus that has h...


19 May 2014 | Pigs
UK pork exports set new record

UK pork exports set new record

Pork exports were just under 18,200 tonnes for March, 13% up on the same mo...


8 May 2014 | Pigs
Worming pigs represents significant retu...

Worming pigs represents significant retu...

Farmers are advised to undertake a routine worming programme to reduce any ...


23 April 2014 | Pigs
‘Spy in the sty’ research yields big ben...

‘Spy in the sty’ research yields big ben...

A product heralding a major breakthrough in pig management will be launched...


15 April 2014 | Pigs
Wet winter causing explosion of worm cas...

Wet winter causing explosion of worm cas...

The wet and mild winter has been ideal for causing an explosion in the worm...


20 February 2014 | Pigs
Foot-and-mouth anniversary highlights th...

Foot-and-mouth anniversary highlights th...

On the 13th anniversary of Britain’s most serious outbreak of foot-and-mout...


1 February 2014 | Pigs
Pig farmers call on government to improv...

Pig farmers call on government to improv...

The National Pig Association is calling on Government to step up defences a...


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Rabobank China Pork Report

Rabobank China Pork Report

China is emerging as a major pork player on the world’s stage. This i...


7 April 2014| Views 878
Evidence of GMO harm in pig study

Evidence of GMO harm in pig study

GM-fed females had on average a 25% heavier uterus than non-GM-fed females,...


7 April 2014| Views 1402
A guide for pig keepers

A guide for pig keepers

This guide provides information for pig keepers on registering, identifying...


4 April 2014| Views 683
Estimating the impacts of PEDv in North ...

Estimating the impacts of PEDv in North ...

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) has impacted about 60% of the US bre...


7 April 2014| Views 375
General licence for the movement of pigs

General licence for the movement of pigs

Whenever you move pigs, you must follow the conditions of the general licen...


3 September 2014| Views 1310
Exotic diseases of pigs, new regulations

Exotic diseases of pigs, new regulations

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15 August 2014| Views 5617
African and classical swine fever - GB d...

African and classical swine fever - GB d...

This disease control strategy for African and classical swine fever in Grea...


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Pig Disease Report, August 2014

Pig Disease Report, August 2014

Monthly and quarterly reports about new and emerging diseases in pigs.


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