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Another case of Swine Dysentery – join the Disease Charter

26 August 2016

Another case of Swine Dysentery has been diagnosed on a farm in Yorkshire, initially by clinical sign and confirmed by tests.

Spanish pork exports increasing over the first six months of 2016

25 August 2016

In the first six months of 2016, exports of Spanish pork increased 29%, to 752 thousand tonnes.

Trade a key issue for post-Brexit pork sector

24 August 2016

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union will have far-reaching effects on the pork sector.

WTO rule Russian ban unlawful

24 August 2016

A WTO review panel have declared that the import ban on EU live pigs, fresh pork and other pig products imposed by Russia in early 2014 is against international trade rules.

UK pig prices - week ended 20 August 2016

24 August 2016

The EU-spec SPP continued to rise in week ended 20 August, up 1.01p to 136.01p/kg.

Rodenticide webinar – get up to speed

23 August 2016

With the new rules on buying rodenticides due very shortly, AHDB is running two webinars explaining to farmers what they need to do.

Pork retail sales largely static

22 August 2016

Retail pork sales remained largely static in the 12 weeks to 17 July, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.

CCIR trials indicate early success

22 August 2016

Trials of the Collection and Communication of Inspection Results (CCIR) post-mortem condition cards and training of meat inspectors will commence in late September to help standardise and streamline the quality of data.

German exports growing in first six months of the year

22 August 2016

Exports of fresh/frozen pork from Germany grew slightly in the first six months of the year, up 4% to 886 thousand tonnes.

UK production grows in July

19 August 2016

At 891,200 head, UK clean pig slaughterings were up 6% year on year in July, once figures are adjusted for a change in methodology, according to latest figures from Defra.