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27 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Confusion Increasing over Animal Medicines in Livestock
UK - The majority of shoppers in the UK believe growth hormones are used by farmers to make animals for food grow faster and that antibiotics used in livestock make them less effective for people....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pork Trading Slow in Early 2015
UK - According to data from HMRC, both UK imports and exports of pork in January 2015 were lower than a year earlier....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Agricultural Innovations Developed by New Funding
UK - £16 million is being invested in 25 projects aimed at developing innovative business ideas to support UK agriculture....
26 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Opportunities for Red Meat Exports to China in Spotlight
UK - Future exports of beef and lamb to China could mirror the successful blueprint of pork and benefit the entire supply chain, according to EBLEX....
25 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Locally Grown Lupin Could Replace Imported Soya in Animal Feeds
WALES, UK - Scientists at Aberystwyth University have shown that home-grown lupins provide as good a source of protein as imported soya for animal and fish feeds in the UK....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Agriculture Industries Call for Future Growth, Sustainability
UK - The Agriculture Industries Confederation (AIC) is urging the next Government to pursue growth and sustainability....
20 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Ten Per Cent More Pigs in Scotland in December 2014 Census
SCOTLAND, UK - The results of the latest December Agricultural Survey show that livestock numbers have generally increased since last year, though poultry numbers fell sharply....
19 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Chancellor's 2015 Final Budget Brings Good News for Farmers
UK - UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced the 2015 final budget. One highlight of the announcement is the allowance to farmers to spread their incomes over five years, helping them...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Planning Application Withdrawn for Foston Pig Farm
UK - Midland Pig Producers has withdrawn its current Planning Application for a pig farm, with associated biogas plant, at land near Foston Prison in Derbyshire....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom PRRS Diagnoses Highest for a Decade
UK - The increasing diversity of PRRS viruses in the British pig population makes it more likely available vaccines will not be able to fully protect against some field virus strains, warns the Animal...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Plea to Back Centre of Excellence for Agri Research
UK - The livestock industry is on the way to getting a world-class centre of excellence to deliver ground-breaking science to producers to help them stay ahead....
18 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Commitment to Animal Welfare Highlighted by Scottish Charter
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) commitment to animal welfare in the production of beef, lamb and pork in Scotland is highlighted in the “Animal Welfare and Wellbeing Charter”....
13 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pig Prices Fall Further This Week
UK - The week ending 7 March recorded another reduction in the EU spec GB SPP, of 0.48p on the week to 132.73p per kg....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Is It Time We Embraced GM Crops?
ANALYSIS - They have been commonplace in the US for years, but the adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops has always been a somewhat 'scary' prospect for EU growers, writes Gemma Hyland....
11 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Is Your Farm Safe Enough?
UK - To support vets and farmers to achieve better safety when working together on farms the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has produced a package of guidance to help all parties understand their...
09 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Productivity of British Sows Improves
UK - In 2014, improvements in many aspects of the physical performance of the breeding herd in Great Britain helped to increase the overall productivity of sows....
06 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom More Pigs in England in 2014
UK - Latest figures from Defra show that the English pig herd increased by two per cent in the year to December 2014....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pig Prices Down at End of February
UK - At 133.21p per kg, the EU spec GB SPP for the week ended 28 February was down 0.74p on the week....
05 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Meryl Ward Appointed New BPEX Chairman
UK - Lincolnshire pig farmer Meryl Ward has been chosen as an AHDB board member and chairman of BPEX to take over from Stewart Houston who has stepped down....
04 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Tulip Named Processing Business of the Year
UK - Tulip has scooped the award for Processing Business of the Year at the Meat & Poultry Processing Awards 2015....
03 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Consumers Want British Pork
UK - A new survey has found the majority of shoppers want supermarkets to sell pork from British farms, despite a glut of cheap foreign pork caused by turmoil in Ukraine....
02 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Brussels Must Match UK Pig Farmers in Professionalism
UK - The British pig industry has made huge strides in professionalism — but in some areas it is being sold short by Brussels, said the National Pig Association chairman Richard Longthorp, speaking to...
27 February 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Pig Industry Scholarship Celebrates Success
UK - The pig industry scholarship scheme, facilitated by BPEX in conjunction with Harper Adams celebrated its success with a dinner, introducing the students to the wider industry....
26 February 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom European Commissioner Promises to Simplify CAP
UK - The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) provides the agricultural sector a massive boost to economic growth and jobs in rural areas and all the way up and down the food supply chain. Chris Harris reports...
25 February 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Strategy Laid out to Make British Farming More Competitive
UK - A four point strategy has been laid out by the British government to make British farming more competitive, more productive and more resilient. Chris Harris reports from the NFU conference in Birmingham....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Politicians Need to Ensure Food Chain Works
UK - Politicians need to ensure that the food chain works and the farming sector is given unhindered access to futures markets. Chris Harris reports from the NFU conference in Birmingham....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NFU: 'Ensure Farming Can Thrive'
UK - The NFU has set out what it wants from the next elected Government, as five of the main political parties get set to take part in day two of the annual NFU Conference....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Research Helps with Glässers Diagnosis
UK - The accurate diagnosis of Haemophilus parasuis is set to be significantly improved due to a new molecular diagnostic tool, which will improve the ability to predict an outbreak of Glässers disease,...
24 February 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Report Reveals Alarming UK Self-Sufficiency Figures
UK - A new report published by the National Farmers Union (NFU) has revealed disturbing new figures relating to the UK’s self-sufficiency in food. It states that at current rates, just 53 per cent of...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Environment Agency Turns Down Pig Farm Permit Application
UK - The decision this week to refuse permission for one of Britain's first industrial-style farms housing 25,000 pigs has been welcomed by campaigners. ...
 
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