Pig news around the UK

16 September 2019



New welfare code for pigs unveiled

10 September 2019

It sets out enhanced welfare guidance

Philippines culls 7,400 pigs in first cases of swine fever

10 September 2019

Philippines records first two cases of ASF

Prime pig producer prices running above 2018 levels

9 September 2019

Prices running 3.5% above 2018 levels

Chinese pork demand soothes UK pig price woes

4 September 2019

'Encouraging signs ahead' for pig producers

Case of swine dysentery hits Bucks pig unit

29 August 2019

Swine dysentery confirmed in new county

Pilgrim's Pride acquires UK pig producer Tulip

28 August 2019

Pilgrim's acquires Tulip from Danish Crown

Measures to keep livestock safe during heatwaves

21 August 2019

Increase in body temperature can affect productivity

Tesco and Red Tractor drops farm at centre of abuse video

21 August 2019

Tesco has stopped supplies from the farm

Pig producers criticise 'influential organisation' for covert filming

19 August 2019

Compassion In World Farming criticised

ASF situations worsens in Bulgaria as 130,000 pigs culled

6 August 2019

State of emergency declared in areas

New UK border campaign warns of African swine fever

31 July 2019

Tourists must not bring pork from infected areas

EU pork to China up by 88% in volume

29 July 2019

African swine fever boosts EU pork

Oregano good for pig health and productivity, scientists say

29 July 2019

Scientists study the effects of oregano oil

UK hit by another case of swine dysentery

25 July 2019

The disease has been confirmed in East Yorkshire

UK Border Force 'not taking ASF threat seriously enough'

22 July 2019

Concern over African swine fever grows

Innovative farmers to export salami to global market

20 July 2019

The farmers began rearing pigs in 2010

African swine fever hits China in fresh blow

18 July 2019

Another blow to China's cherished industry

Driffield Show cancelled pig classes over swine dysentery

18 July 2019

Cancelled due to disease concerns

Swine fever outbreak could cost UK £85m

17 July 2019

ASF in UK could cost UK pig industry millions

Scots pig producers see 'slow and persistent' price rise

15 July 2019

Farmers benefit from persistent rise in prices

Swine dysentery confirmed in North Yorkshire

15 July 2019

It is suspected to have been present for 7 days

Pork on menu in EU-Vietnam trade deal

12 July 2019

EU signs trade agreement with Vietnam

Boris Johnson signals possible ban on live exports

12 July 2019

He called it a 'really terrible business'

Pig producers welcome extended isotope testing

11 July 2019

The move will 'help improve consumer trust'

Traces of ASF detected in seized meat at airport

11 July 2019

The meat was seized at a N Ireland airport

Report shows UK pig sector's health and welfare advances

10 July 2019

Pig producers to take the sector forward to 2030

Shelf watch survey shows mixed support for UK pork

9 July 2019

There're some disappointing findings in the survey

Pig classes cancelled at Great Yorkshire Show

8 July 2019

Cancelled due to concerns over a pig illness

Pig producers welcome new ASF border controls

5 July 2019

Defra is launching a new poster campaign

Mexican delegate visit 'incredible opportunity' for UK pork

5 July 2019

Pork industry explored in Mexican mission to UK