Pig news around the UK

21 October 2019



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

Swine dysentery confirmed on Norfolk farm

14 October 2019

Latest disease outbreak hits Norfolk pig unit

Hundreds of pig farmers left without Red Tractor assessor

13 October 2019

300 pig farmers to find new assessor

US tariffs on EU pork will 'add unwelcome costs'

7 October 2019

US imposes tariffs on EU pork exports

China’s pig herd may reduce by 55% due to ASF

4 October 2019

African swine fever taking its toll on China

Sniffer dogs combat swine fever threat at UK borders

3 October 2019

Dogs used at border against threat of ASF

Major sausage producer claims UK pork supply under threat

3 October 2019

China's ASF problem affecting UK pork supply

Gene editing a 'key tool' in improving UK pig production

26 September 2019

It could help tackle disease and boost efficiency

Pig producers call for urgent review of 'damaging' no-deal tariffs

22 September 2019

Government urged to ditch tariff proposals

Over 1 in 10 pork sold has 'outdoor claim’ on package

19 September 2019

This equates to 92,000 tonnes of pig meat

African swine fever spreads to South Korea

17 September 2019

South Korea on high alert

Farmers call for urgency as ASF 'likely within a year'

16 September 2019

UK ASF outbreak 'expected within a year'

New welfare code for pigs unveiled

10 September 2019

It sets out enhanced welfare guidance

Philippines culls 7,400 pigs in first cases of swine fever

10 September 2019

Philippines records first two cases of ASF

Prime pig producer prices running above 2018 levels

9 September 2019

Prices running 3.5% above 2018 levels

Chinese pork demand soothes UK pig price woes

4 September 2019

'Encouraging signs ahead' for pig producers

Case of swine dysentery hits Bucks pig unit

29 August 2019

Swine dysentery confirmed in new county

Pilgrim's Pride acquires UK pig producer Tulip

28 August 2019

Pilgrim's acquires Tulip from Danish Crown

Measures to keep livestock safe during heatwaves

21 August 2019

Increase in body temperature can affect productivity

Tesco and Red Tractor drops farm at centre of abuse video

21 August 2019

Tesco has stopped supplies from the farm

Pig producers criticise 'influential organisation' for covert filming

19 August 2019

Compassion In World Farming criticised

ASF situations worsens in Bulgaria as 130,000 pigs culled

6 August 2019

State of emergency declared in areas

New UK border campaign warns of African swine fever

31 July 2019

Tourists must not bring pork from infected areas

EU pork to China up by 88% in volume

29 July 2019

African swine fever boosts EU pork

Oregano good for pig health and productivity, scientists say

29 July 2019

Scientists study the effects of oregano oil

UK hit by another case of swine dysentery

25 July 2019

The disease has been confirmed in East Yorkshire

UK Border Force 'not taking ASF threat seriously enough'

22 July 2019

Concern over African swine fever grows

Innovative farmers to export salami to global market

20 July 2019

The farmers began rearing pigs in 2010

African swine fever hits China in fresh blow

18 July 2019

Another blow to China's cherished industry