Pig news around the UK

8 April 2021

Organic livestock antibiotic use '4 times lower' than UK average

7 April 2021

Organic farms use antibiotics way less, survey says

English pig producers call for £3.2m Covid support package

5 April 2021

Fund would recognise impact of overweight pigs

New Scottish govt must promote native breeds, charity says

1 April 2021

Rare breeds 'taken for granted for too long'

£2m hits bank accounts of NI farmers impacted by Covid

1 April 2021

Over 100 pig and poultry farmers receive funds

Welsh government urged to promote native breeds more

26 March 2021

Charity calls for native breeds boost in Wales

New study provides potential for improved piglet welfare

22 March 2021

Improving piglet survival through maternal nutrition

Govt told to recognise UK pork standards in procurement policy

19 March 2021

Govt urged to recognise sector's high standards

Union calls on retailers to stock more UK pork

16 March 2021

Some chains not sourcing much British pork

NI Covid support scheme for pig and poultry sectors opens

15 March 2021

Farmers impacted by pandemic can apply

£4m Covid support to open for NI pig and poultry sectors

12 March 2021

Support scheme will open from next week

Gene technology could help prevent swine flu on farms

11 March 2021

Study says the tech could cut pandemic risk

Number of livestock sold in marts increases despite pandemic

10 March 2021

Thriving live trade reflected in new throughput figures

Pig producers urge Defra to reject 'unscientific' transport plans

5 March 2021

Proposed changes will 'damage the sector'

UK pig meat production costs fell in 2019, report shows

25 February 2021

AHDB's report looks at costs in 17 countries

Morrisons cuts pork prices to help struggling sector

24 February 2021

Retailer wants to boost demand for pork

Major fall in GB pig farms' carbon footprint, study says

24 February 2021

Home-grown feed helps cut sector's footprint

Huawei turns to pig farming as phone sales plunge

23 February 2021

Chinese telecoms giant looks to pig tech

'Crisis point': Farmers urge action to get pigs moving off farms

19 February 2021

Action needed to ease backlog on farms

Tesco and Asda told to improve British pork offering

12 February 2021

Union says UK pork availability is 'shocking'

Crisis talks as pig sector in 'most critical state for 20 years'

10 February 2021

Producers welcome 'constructive' roundtable talks

Defra to hold urgent talks with pig sector amid 'perfect storm'

4 February 2021

Sector hit with Brexit and pandemic issues

AHDB issues UK farming's prospects for 2021 amid pandemic

30 January 2021

Report 'one of most challenging ever produced'

Interactive swine flu map launched for pig producers

28 January 2021

Map will show if flu is occurring in their region

Major pork site closes for two weeks after Covid outbreak

26 January 2021

One of Scotland's largest pig sites closed

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