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30 October 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New EU Rules on Trichinella Testing of Pork
UK - A new testing regime comes in at the end of this month as part of EU control on trichinella....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Amendments to the Certificate of Competence in Pig Husbandry
UK - The Certificate of Competence in pig husbandry skills has been overhauled to make it even more practical and relevant to everyday production....
23 July 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX Field Trial - Concrete Slat Dimensions
UK - All concrete floor slats used in pig houses in England will have to comply with the dimension requirements set out in pig welfare legislation no later than 1 January 2012....
18 July 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Free Ventilation Advice to Boost Pig Health
UK - Ventilation specialist John Chambers will answer pig producers’ questions about the potential effects of ventilation on pig productivity at the next BPEX Live online workshop, on Monday 30 July...
23 May 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Full BPEX Publishes Full Details on Improving Pig Production
UK - Full details of work to improve pig production during the past year has been published in the BPEX Annual Technical Report 2011-2012....
11 May 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom OUTLOOK CONFERENCE: Conference Examines Future of UK Red Meat, Dairy Sectors
ANALYSIS – There are some signs of improvement in the UK economy, according to an agricultural economics specialist speaking at the UK Outlook Conference for the red meat and dairy sectors last week,...
03 May 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New KT Manager for BPEX
UK - A new BPEX Knowledge Transfer Manager has been appointed to cover the East of England following the departure of Colin Stone....
24 April 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX to Report Successful Year for Pig Health
UK - BPEX Director, Mick Sloyan, will be announcing new developments for pig health at the Pig & Poultry Fair at Stoneleigh on 15 May 2012 at 9:30am, on stand 48. ...
18 April 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX Announces Promotion for Katrin Turvey
UK - Katrin Turvey has been appointed BPEX Veterinary Programme Manager with responsibility for managing the BPEX Research and Development programme of activity for improving pig health and pig meat safety....
05 April 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Help from Southern Hemisphere for English Pigs
UK - Australian pig expert Dr Paul Hughes will reveal the latest knowledge on pig reproduction next month at two special BPEX Two-Tonne Sow events for English pig producers. ‘Reproduction: What’s New?’...
26 March 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Water Gives Weaned Pigs a Good Start
UK - Water consumption is what determines feed intake, pig producers heard at BPEX’s Two-Tonne Sow Focus on Weaning conferences. Clean and plentiful water supply frequently came up when pig producers...
12 March 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX Issues Dysentery Warning
UK - BPEX is urging pig producers to be extra vigilant for symptoms of swine dysentery and step up defences after further cases of the disease have been reported across the North Yorkshire region....
02 March 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX Marketing Head Retires
UK - Chris Lamb, Head of Marketing for BPEX, has spent almost all his career in the food industry. ...
01 March 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Look to Litter Size
UK - BPEX has given the pig industry the challenge – can its sows produce an average two tonnes of pig meat per year?...
25 January 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX Launches Revamped Website
UK - The BPEX website has been given a makeover to make it easier to navigate around the vast amount of information it contains....
24 January 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Head of Marketing for BPEX
UK - BPEX has appointed a new Head of Marketing to replace Chris Lamb who is retiring at the end of February after more than 20 years in the industry....
19 January 2012
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 2TS Pig Finisher Challenge for 2012
UK - Pig finishing units have been challenged to see how far they can improve production by October this year. ...
20 December 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX Manager Gets Accolade
UK - BPEX Foodservice Sector Manager Tony Goodger has been chosen as one of the top 20 most influential people in public sector catering....
23 November 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Andrew Saunders Joins BPEX Board
UK - BPEX has welcomed Andrew Saunders as another new board member, following the departure of John Hughes who has retired....
08 November 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX LIVE Online to Discuss Health
UK - The first BPEX LIVE online workshop will provide practical advice for pig producers on managing a high health production system....
26 October 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX Funds Project to Predict Lameness
UK - BPEX has funded a project to develop objective methods of assessing locomotion in pigs....
25 October 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Development Post for Derek Armstrong
UK - Derek Armstrong has been confirmed as the new head of Research and Development for BPEX. ...
24 October 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Successful 2TS Focus on Health Meetings
UK - The three 2TS Focus on Health conferences last week were a great success, say the organisers, BPEX. ...
04 October 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Register for BPEX's 2TS Health Conferences
UK - Register now to secure one of the remaining spaces at this month’s Two-Tonne Sow Focus on Health conferences which will help tackle the physical and financial cost of pig disease. ...
21 September 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Project Manager for BPEX
UK - Helen Clarke has been appointed to take over as the BPEX Veterinary Projects Manager....
07 September 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Charlotte West to Cover the South for BPEX
UK - A new Knowledge Transfer (KT) Manager has been appointed by BPEX to cover the South of England....
06 September 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Board Members Appointed at BPEX
UK - Two new members have recently been appointed to the BPEX board of directors: Richard Hooper and Steve Francis....
18 August 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom BPEX Offers Producers Chance to Benchmark KPIs
UK - The latest Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) have just been uploaded to the BPEX web site so producers can work out their efficiency....
09 August 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Chefs Enjoy Safari Supper
UK - More than 50 chefs were treated to some original pork menus during a safari supper organised by BPEX. ...
01 August 2011
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Pig Leadership Awards Granted for South Region
UK - Ten pig unit supervisors received leadership awards at the end of the first BPEX leadership programme for the south of the country....
 
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