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RSPCA welcomes plan for better animal welfare

A new scheme which will see farmers paid to improve animal welfare has been welcomed by the RSPCA.

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Tests to tackle post-weaning diarrhoea

Animal health company Elanco is offering pig producers free diagnostic testing to identify the pathogens and strains that can cause post-weaning diarrhoea (PWD).

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Ramp up biosecurity, producers urged

The UK’s largest ever bird flu outbreak has prompted reminders that simple biosecurity measures can sometimes reduce the risk of flocks being affected.

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Sector challenges in the spotlight at Pig and Poultry event

Final preparations are being made for next month’s British Pig & Poultry Fair, which takes place on 10-11 May at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.

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Successful launch for pig welfare training platform

A new training platform aims to make it easier for pig producers to maintain high levels of on-farm animal welfare.

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Pig health scheme returns this autumn

AHDB’s popular Pig Health Scheme has returned this autumn with an enhanced benchmarking feature, following a coronavirus-enforced hiatus.

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Ammonia trial cuts emissions and saves sector £15.3m

An ammonia monitoring trial has saved pig producers an estimated £15.3m by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Scholarship attracts new talent to sector

A special scholarship to attract new people into the pig indistry is now in its ninth year – having seen 35 students spend a work placement in the sector.

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Top tips when collecting poultry data

Remote monitoring technology that captures accurate real-time data will help poultry producers ensure better bird health, welfare and performance.

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Stay vigilant for bird flu, producers warned
Poultry producers are being warned to remain vigilant following the lifting of heightened biosecurity measures imposed last winter due to avian flu. Mandatory enhanced biosecurity requirements – imposed across Great Britain in November 2020 to protect flocks from the disease – were lifted on 15 May after the risk... Read more