Pig news around the UK

16 January 2020



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

Bulgara culls over 24,000 pigs after ASF outbreak

7 January 2020

ASF hits country for first time since August

Cranswick boosts self-sufficiency in UK pigs with new acquisition

18 December 2019

Firm's UK pig self-sufficiency increases

Six young farmers selected to learn more about pig industry

16 December 2019

They received five weaners of their chosen breed

Pig producers applaud Asda for sourcing more British pork

11 December 2019

Asda has boosted its British pork products

Poland confirms swine fever in wild boar close to German border

5 December 2019

Germany is one of EU's biggest pig producers

Tories drop pledge to ban farrowing crates

2 December 2019

Sow farrowing crate pledge dropped

Pig producers may soon have access to new vaccine range

29 November 2019

Protection against diarrhoea and lung disease

Swine fever boosts Cranswick's profits to £47.6m

29 November 2019

Demand for meat boosts UK food company

New £11m centre to advance UK pig industry research

28 November 2019

The Leeds facility aims to boost pig productivity

Welsh farmer to attempt pigs-in-blankets world record

22 November 2019

Record for the most pigs-in-blankets made in one minute

British pig industry stalwart wins major award

19 November 2019

National Pig Association chairman wins award

Salmonella vaccine for pigs granted UK approval

12 November 2019

Salmonella vaccine available in UK-first

UK minister 'disappointed' in US refusal to drop EU tariffs

12 November 2019

Industry body highlights its 'grave concerns'

Man given custodial sentence after hiding dead pigs

4 November 2019

He failed to dispose of dead animals

Pork sector's labour shortage threatens Christmas treats

3 November 2019

Shortage of pigs-in-blankets is a possibility

OIE warns 'no countries are safe' from African swine fever

1 November 2019

Quarter of world's pigs could die from it

EU pig meat exports continue to grow

28 October 2019

ASF situation in China fuels demand

Two students needed for paid industry placement

25 October 2019

Feed firm is on the lookout for two students

Pig processor Tulip looks at closing 'unsustainable' Bodmin site

24 October 2019

The plant had experienced 'significant loss'

Six sites in UK to export pig trotters to China

24 October 2019

Approval described as 'huge win' for farmers

Major boost in Scotland's breeding sow numbers

21 October 2019

Pig sector grows to largest in almost 10 years

New pork training programme to increase industry skills

17 October 2019

It will improve pork handling skills and training

UK plant to export 50 tonnes of pork to China per week

15 October 2019

China is still suffering from African swine fever