Brexit: What is the real cost to the meat industry?
9th April 2021
The British Meat Processors Association says dismissing trade disruption at the borders as short term ‘teething problems’ is no longer credible, as it publishes its Brexit Impact Report.
ASF warnings prompt supplier to release new pig essentials
9th March 2021
As endemic diseases in cattle and pigs become a major focal point for the UK government, industry suppliers get set to efficiently support an even higher standard of farming, as laid out in Defra’s latest policy update. Online farm essentials store All Agri says it has responded by scaling up its offering for pig farming and welfare.
AHDB report examines cost of pig meat production in 17 countries
1st March 2021
The cost of pig meat production in 17 countries has, once again, been examined in a report published by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
US trial shows that oregano essential oil can improve pig unit throughput
24th January 2021
A trial managed by Carthage Innovation Swine Solutions (CISS) in the US found that the 100 percent natural oregano essential oil (OEO) feed additive, Orego-Stim from Anpario, improved numbers of
Finished pig prices down as carcase weights reach record high
15th January 2021
Carcase weights soar due to ongoing problems with a backlog of pigs, while prices have seen the largest week-on-week drop since 2016.
Long-term pig B&B yields returns
6th October 2020
White Rose Farms is looking for farmers in the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire regions to enter into long-term pig finishing contracts. In return, they offer attractive returns on investment and a guaranteed
Tackling ammonia, odour and dust emissions in pig and poultry housing
30th September 2020
Ammonia, odour and dust emissions are an unavoidable by-product of both poultry, egg and pig production. Exhaust air treatment systems assist with this problem by reducing emissions of odours, bioaerosols, dust and ammonia bonds by up to 90 per cent.
Pig farmer eradicates PHE with new vaccine
26th September 2020
One farmer, with the help of his specialist pig vet, has saved up to £2/pig by introducing a new vaccine that has helped eradicate Porcine Ileitis, otherwise known as Proliferative Haemorrhagic Enteropathy (PHE) or Porcine Intestinal Adenomatosis (PIA), from his herd.
AB Agri ‘Chicken Run’ and ‘Drink for Dairy’ delivers for the industry
7th September 2020
Teams across AB Agri, Britain’s leading manufacturer of ruminant, pig and poultry animal feed have come together to help the agricultural industry and vulnerable people during the COVID-19 crisis, in a novel way.
Automated milk cup boosts number of piglets weaned at the sow
4th September 2020
Arriving in the UK late last year, the Opticare Automix from Zarkos-Smith Associates (also known as Swinco internationally) has already proven popular with farmers, as it allows larger litters to stay with the sow without being labour-intensive.
Supplement protects pigs against in-feed viruses, study says
25th August 2020
Recent trials suggest that pigs consuming feed supplemented with pHorce, from manufacturer Anpario, were protected against in-feed viruses, had lower mortality and significantly increased average daily gain.
New drop-out window panels safeguard pig welfare during heatwave
18th August 2020
Recent record temperatures and prolonged spells of hot weather have prompted pig housing specialists, ARM Buildings, to offer farmers an additional means of safeguarding pig health and welfare in artificially-ventilated buildings.