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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
Study identifies genomic pathway to heavier eggs

Norfolk pig producers Michael and Ian Baker are prioritising herd health and welfare as they strive to ensure their business remains viable for the future.

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Pig industry posts further reductions in antibiotics

Pig producers used fewer antibiotics last year – with the amount prescribed falling by 5% on UK farms in 2020 – a total reduction of 62% since 2015.

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Herd health priority for sustainable production

Norfolk pig producers Michael and Ian Baker are prioritising herd health and welfare as they strive to ensure their business remains viable for the future.

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Pig and Poultry forums go online for 2021

Expert advice for pig and poultry producers will be available online this month to help farmers plan ahead for their businesses.

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Timely reminder to check pen temperatures

Pig producers are being reminded to check the set temperatures of pens following routine inter-batch pressure-washing and disinfection.

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Joint approach for poultry performance trial

Two companies have joined forces to improve the reliability and credibility of data gained from commercial poultry trials.

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Interactive map helps track swine flu spread across Europe

A new service is helping farmers and vets track swine flu across much of Europe – aiding diagnosis of the disease and the appropriate prevention and vaccination programme.

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Disease prevention remains priority for pig producers

Pig farmers are being urged to look at all aspects of disease prevention to meet new antibiotic reduction targets.

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Big reduction in carbon footprint of pig farms

The carbon footprint of British pig farming has reduced by almost 40% over the last 20 years – making pork a much more environmentally friendly meat for consumers, suggests a study.

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