Pig news around the UK

22 July 2019



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

100 pigs evacuated after large barn fire

4 July 2019

Cause of fire 'unknown'

Tests to highlight those who mis-sell foreign pork as British

3 July 2019

Retailers and small butchers will be targeted

Pig producers experience biggest quarterly loss since 2012

1 July 2019

Pig production is in a 'loss-making position'

Future of one of UK's rarest pig breeds could be secured

27 June 2019

Nearly £100k will go toward securing traditional Lop Pigs

Farming Minister highlights importance of #MuckFreeTruck campaign

23 June 2019

It urges farmers to keep their lorries clean from disease

UK pork plants set to export to China

20 June 2019

China is importing as it comes to grips with ASF

New scheme to help Welsh farmers improve pig herd health

14 June 2019

Eligible pig farmers can access 80% funding

Sow stall use to crop up at Tesco's AGM

13 June 2019

The practice has been banned in the UK since 1999

US free trade deal could be 'disastrous' for UK pork sector

7 June 2019

A UK-US deal could dilute pig sector standards

Pig industry sees antibiotic use drop for third year running

31 May 2019

Critically important antibiotics has also seen a decrease

Poultry demand grows on back of African swine fever

31 May 2019

Global growth in poultry demand strengthened by swine fever

UK pork producers 'losing millions each month'

29 May 2019

Farmers are losing money on every pig they produce

Latest price increase an 'insult' to UK pig producers, group says

24 May 2019

The UK pig industry continues to 'lose millions'

UK genetics company Genus to develop virus-resistant pigs

20 May 2019

It will help develop PRRS-resistant pigs for China

Man dressed as giant chicken helps boost pork sales

15 May 2019

The disgruntled chicken helped boost £12m in sales