Pig news around the UK

26 February 2020



Chinese demand for pork offsets weak domestic consumption

25 February 2020

Driving this growth has been the ASF outbreak

UK pork exports to Mexico move closer after delegation visit

25 February 2020

UK pork promoted important Mexico market

Scientists map African swine fever virus genome

24 February 2020

Could help develop new ASF vaccines

Last chance to complete farrowing crate ban survey

20 February 2020

Today is last chance to have your say

New outbreak of swine dysentery in Suffolk

14 February 2020

Disease hits Suffolk wean-to-finish unit

UK pig sector to 'reduce use of soya where possible'

13 February 2020

It will continue to research other protein sources

More than 120 jobs to be lost at Tulip's Bodmin site

12 February 2020

UK meat firm announces job losses

New vaccine helps protect pigs against gastrointestinal disease

12 February 2020

MSD Animal Health has launched the product

Cranswick acquires Yorkshire pig farming business

11 February 2020

UK food firm acquires another business

Scientists find 'unexpected' number of AMR genes on pig farm

10 February 2020

Study highlights extent of AMR gene ‘pollution’

Greece hit with first case of African swine fever

7 February 2020

Authorities order 3km pig cull

Hundreds of people complain over C4's 'How to Steal Pigs'

4 February 2020

Ofcom has received over 370 complaints

Thirty pigs killed after falling into NI slurry pit

3 February 2020

Firefighters managed to rescue 25 pigs

NPA submits complaint to Ofcom over 'How to Steal Pigs'

31 January 2020

The pig group said the show was 'irresponsible'

UK and Australia to undertake simulated ASF exercise

30 January 2020

It hopes to bolster biosecurity measures

ASF in China impacting global meat trade patterns

30 January 2020

Pork exports from UK to China have doubled

Defra ponders farrowing crate ban despite NPA opposition

29 January 2020

Pig producers express alarm at possible ban

Co-op's bacon lines to cut levels of nitrates by 60%

28 January 2020

The retailer is reducing nitrites in its bacon lines

New ASF vaccine 'more effective' than previous ones

27 January 2020

New experimental vaccine shows promise

ASF dangers highlighted in UK MEP's last EU speech

27 January 2020

Swine fever impact on UK pig herd

Cranswick's profits expected to be higher than forecast

20 January 2020

Swine fever continues to 'create opportunities'

New outbreak of swine dysentery in North Yorkshire

19 January 2020

Farmers urged to follow strict biosecurity

Ofcom urged to review ‘How to Steal Pigs’

16 January 2020

National Rural Crime Network raises concerns

Vegan activists 'negotiate' release of pig from NI farm

15 January 2020

The incident happened in County Antrim

Farmers pile pressure on Channel 4 to drop 'How to Steal Pigs'

14 January 2020

Controversial programme to air tonight

Technical efficiencies 'crucial' to viability of livestock sector

13 January 2020

Producers have improved technical efficiencies

Mitsubishi 'will not associate' with 'How To Steal Pigs' programme

12 January 2020

Car firm distances itself from C4 documentary

Farmers raise safety concerns over 'How to Steal Pigs' TV show

10 January 2020

Serious concerns raised over the Channel 4 programme

Upcoming pork TV campaign to challenge 'veganuary'

9 January 2020

Ad urges people to cook healthy pork dishes

'Nothing like the real thing': UK pig group responds to plant-based 'pork'

8 January 2020

Lab-made 'pork' has been created in the US