Pig news around the UK

26 January 2021

Vast majority of UK pig farms have 'good levels of welfare'

26 January 2021

Welfare scheme praises UK pig industry

NI pig sector to receive £2.2m Covid support package

22 January 2021

Major pig site was forced to close in August 20

Genus forecasts 'strong growth' in half-year profits

21 January 2021

Firm's divisions in China see 'momentum'

'Excessive bureaucracy' brings UK meat sector to standstill

15 January 2021

UK processors are facing EU exporting issues

Public bought more red meat than usual this Christmas

14 January 2021

New data paints positive picture for red meat sector

Red Tractor urges farmers to help shape future standards

5 January 2021

Proposals to streamline assurance body's standards

Farm incomes down for arable and horticulture, Defra says

17 December 2020

Defra has released its 2019-20 income report

Support for UK pig sector 'vital in face of serious challenges'

7 December 2020

Producers urged to back National Pig Association

Support for NI pig producers affected by plant closure

3 December 2020

'Payments should not be anticipated until 2021'

Pig sector forum set up to address Covid-19 issues

27 November 2020

Forum will notify Defra of Covid-related problems

Cranswick given approval to export pork to China again

26 November 2020

Processor stopped exports after Covid outbreak

Defra sets out changes to ear tags from 1 January

26 November 2020

Government issues new guidance for exporters

Pig sector raises soya concerns after new deforestation laws

24 November 2020

They could have 'significant implications' for sector

Farmers' progress hailed after drop in 'critical' antibiotics

19 November 2020

21% fall in use of HP-CIAs in livestock

New four-year antibiotic targets for UK farm animals set

18 November 2020

It follows 'good progress' made since 2017 targets

'Hard work starts now', pig sector says as Ag Bill becomes law

14 November 2020

'Still much to do' to develop post-Brexit policy

Pig sector calls for urgency over 'severe' EU trade situation

12 November 2020

Sector may be left without UK-EU trade post-Brexit

Use social media to promote livestock, say auctioneers

4 November 2020

Farmers encouraged to spread adverts widely

Pig producer installs UK's first slurry acidification system

16 October 2020

Climate tech revolution at UK's largest pig farm

Drone spots potential new ASF cluster in Germany

13 October 2020

Country's virus total now stands at 65

Suffolk pig farm records outbreak of swine dysentery

2 October 2020

Farmers urged to follow strict biosecurity

German authorities find more ASF cases in wild boar

1 October 2020

Total now stands at 38 cases

Coronavirus: 170 workers test positive at Cornwall pork site

1 October 2020

Pilgrim's Pride factory sees large number of cases

Brexit: Kent lorry delays 'catastrophic' for UK pig sector

28 September 2020

NPA raises concern over Brexit export delays

Start-up offers alternative to conventional animal feed

25 September 2020

Insects as food for farm animals

Farmgate prices remain firm for UK pig producers

20 September 2020

Prices remain 5% higher than 2019

Thirty UK pig farms needed for biosecurity project

17 September 2020

Participants wanted for EU-funded study

Germany records five more cases of African swine fever

16 September 2020

All cases found in wild boars close to Poland

China bans German pork imports after ASF outbreak

15 September 2020

German farmers call ban 'disproportionate'

German ASF case 'may have knock-on effect in UK'

11 September 2020

New outbreak could impact wider market