Pig news around the UK

6 December 2021

New breeding technologies must not be unethical, body warns

1 December 2021

Government urged to adopt strong regulation

Pork shelf watch launched to gauge retailer support

30 November 2021

Pig sector seeing perform storm of issues

16,000 pigs culled on farms amid 'worsening' backlog

29 November 2021

Pig sector's situation remains 'bleak'

Waitrose pledges to increase price it pays for pigs

26 November 2021

New commitment on pricing to support farmers

MPs ditch plans to immediately ban farrowing crates

25 November 2021

Pig producers welcome development

Restaurant serving nothing but pigs in blankets to open

22 November 2021

All pork is sourced from British farms

Northern Irish pig producers facing 'huge financial pressure'

17 November 2021

Reduced labour impacting the region's sector

Scotland's native breeds should be utilised more, charity says

17 November 2021

Rare & native breeds offer 'biodiversity boost'

Defra schemes designed to reduce pig backlog open

16 November 2021

Pig producers can now apply to both schemes

Researchers study pig aggression to improve animal welfare

16 November 2021

Pig aggression can lead to injury & social stress

UK pig sector concern as Germany sees new ASF outbreak

16 November 2021

UK pig producers say new case is 'worrying'

Welsh pig farmers in the running for top industry awards

15 November 2021

Awards shine a light on pig excellence

Farm business incomes increase despite volatile year

12 November 2021

Incomes saw boost across nearly all sectors

More measures to ease pig backlog 'desperately needed'

9 November 2021

Pig sector issues fresh warning to government

Morrisons slashes pork prices to help crisis-hit pig sector

4 November 2021

Pork deals for customers during November

Do not feed pumpkin waste to pigs, Defra warns

4 November 2021

Doing so could pose a serious disease risk

COP26: 'Croissant has higher carbon footprint than bacon roll'

3 November 2021

BBC News correspondent highlighted his finding

Farm project to harvest green ammonia from pig waste

3 November 2021

Project has just received £600,000 funding

UK exports £19m of red meat to US following ban lift

2 November 2021

A quarter of all shipments was UK beef

AHDB to fund off-farm cull to reduce pig backlog

30 October 2021

Pork levy will fund cull and render service

3D cameras could boost pig health and welfare, study says

29 October 2021

Monitors help farmers address issues more quickly

Supermarkets commit to backing British pork amid crisis

27 October 2021

Open letter was sent out calling for more support

GB pig prices see sharp fall again, figures show

26 October 2021

EU-spec SPP decreases again

Scotland's Agricultural Census indicates higher farmer confidence

25 October 2021

Increase in breeding ewes for the current season

NZ trade deal sets 'dangerous precedent', pig sector warns

22 October 2021

Pig producers highlight worry over new deal

New proposals to change livestock movement in Wales

21 October 2021

Welsh farmers' views needed on proposals

Video: Young farmer reminds pig producers of charity support

20 October 2021

'There's a huge crisis occurring in pig industry'

Farming charity boosts support for crisis-hit pig sector

19 October 2021

In-person counselling support introduced

Situation on pig farms 'remains critical' despite new support

16 October 2021

'Long way to go' before crisis is over

Extra ventilation needed for backed-up pigs, expert says

15 October 2021

Overweight pigs backing up on many pig farms