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Friday, December 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Harper Adams University Receives International Quality Rating
UK - It has been announced that all research conducted by Harper Adams University is of international quality and that more than 50 per cent is either world leading or internationally excellent....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Threat of PED to the UK Pig Sector
UK - Highly-virulent porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) has spread to Europe, increasing the risk of spread to Britain, while African swine fever has also been reported in Ukraine this year....
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Sow Nutrition Impacts Piglet Quality
UK - The impact of sow nutrition on piglet quality was highlighted at recent BPEX Regional Producer Events and it set producers thinking....
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Food Labelling Regulations in UK
UK - On 13 December, the new Food Information to Consumers’ (FIC) regulations came into force....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Supermarkets Stand by British Pork Producers
UK - Retailers are sticking to their pledge to source British pork, according to the latest Porkwatch report....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Deciphering the Breeding Herd Tricky
US - A tricky aspect of hog market analysis this fall and winter will be deciphering what is going on with the breeding herd, writes Steve Meyer for The National Hog Farmer. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Scheme for Aujeszky's Disease Surveillance in UK
UK - The agriculture department has announced a new scheme for the surveillance of Aujeszky’s Disease on British pig farms will begin when the current one closes at the end of this year....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Abattoir Waste Charges Increased by More Than 60 Per Cent
UK - National Farmers Union (NFU) members are expressing concern that abattoir waste charges have risen by more than 60 per cent in recent weeks....
Friday, December 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New European Union Food Labelling Rules
UK - A raft of new European Union food labelling rules come into force this Sunday. As far as British pig-keepers are concerned the most important is mandatory origin labelling for fresh pork....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Survey: Market Volatility Taking Toll on Farmers
UK - After the last two National Farmers Union (NFU) survey results revealed a largely positive outlook within agriculture, the latest results show a marked dip in short term confidence among farmers and...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Market for Pig Semen Opened Up
UK - Following a visit by a group of Latvians to Spain, organised by the Latvian Pig Breeders Association, a commercial organisation has placed a trial order for 100 doses of semen from British genetics...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom How Ancestral Diets Compare with Modern Eating Habits
UK - A paper by dietitian Dr Carrie Ruxton has been published in a leading health magazine, Complete Nutrition, exploring man’s ancestral diets and how they compare with modern eating habits....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom British Pig Producers Making Quantum Leap in Biosecurity
UK British pig farmers have made a quantum leap in their defences against foreign diseases this year, reports the National Pig Association....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Pig Farmers Can Help with Early Detection of African Swine Fever
UK - Researchers at The Royal Veterinary College are trying to find out pig farmers’ attitudes towards African swine fever: whether you would recognise it or suspect it and if so, would you know what...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Improvement in UK Pig Herd Performance Continues
UK - New figures from the annual Interpig report show the physical performance of the British pig herd is still improving....
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Centre of Excellence for Pigs in UK Moves Forward
UK - Plans to create a monogastric Centre of Excellence serving the pig and poultry industries have taken another step forward....
Monday, December 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Call for Research to Improve Welfare of Managed Animals
UK - BBSRC is committed to ensuring high standards of welfare for all managed animals, and is seeking responsive mode applications under its welfare of managed animals priority....
Friday, December 05, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Energy-saving Opportunities for Pig Producers
UK - A new Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) report has highlighted the potential for Scottish pig farmers to further reduce their on-farm use of energy and the price they pay for it....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom ACMC Tip of the Month: Movement Restrictions Impact Multi-Species Sites
UK - The recent outbreak of avian influenza in Yorkshire highlights the unexpected consequences of running multi-species sites, says ACMC veterinary consultant Paul Thompson....
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Discovering What is Best in Eating Meat
ANALYSIS -The construction of meat – the muscle fibre, the fat, the acidity and the colour – are all important aspects of its quality....
Monday, December 01, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom SFP Payment Start Welcomed by NFU
SCOTLAND, UK - News that support payments to Scottish farmers will begin today (Monday 1 December) has been welcomed by NFU Scotland....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Friday Not Black But Difficult for UK Pig Sector
UK - Perhaps not quite a Black Friday but certainly a difficult one for pig sellers with prices still on the slide, writes pig marketing consultant Peter Crichton....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom British React to Pig Disease Threat
UK – British pig farmers are rallying against PEDv and African Swine Fever, an industry survey shows....
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Movement Licences Now Available Following Bird Flu Outbreak
UK - Pigs on poultry farms in the East Yorkshire avian flu control zones can now be moved to their next production stage....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 'Don’t Downgrade the Role of Vets in Animal Safety' Urges BVA
UK - Following a report in yesterday's Guardian of recommendations made to the Red Tape Challenge including cuts to health inspections on farms and the use of “non-vets” to carry out bovine TB testing,...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Abstract Deadline Ahead for British Animal Science Conference
UK - If you wish to submit a summary to the annual conference of the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS), the deadline is now Wednesday 3 December....
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Livestock Outlook Conference Scheduled for February 2015
UK - The 2015 Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Outlook Conference will be held at One Great George Street in Westminster, London on Wednesday 11 February....
Monday, November 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Some UK Pig Prices Down to 126 or 128 Pence
UK - Last week was a challenging one for sellers of pigs, according to Peter Crichton in his Traffic Lights report last week....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Cranswick Foods Reports Positive Earnings Momentum
UK - Among the highlights mentioned in the company's six-month results are the approaching completion of a significant upgrade to its fresh pork site in Norfolk....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Conference to Debate Food vs Feed
UK - Animal feed vs human food will come under the microscope at the National Farm Management Conference ‘Farming for the Future - delivering sustainable intensification’. ...
 
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