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British pork takes centre stage in China

High-quality UK pork was showcased at Asia’s largest food and beverage show – as pig industry leaders continue to seek inroads into the valuable Chinese market.

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Elanco offers free E.coli tests on piglets

Free diagnostic testing is being offered by animal health company Elanco to tackle Post Weaning Diarrhoea (PWD) in piglets.

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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.

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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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Study identifies genomic pathway could produce heavier eggs

Egg weights in laying hens can be increased by a new approach to analyse and target birds with specific genes for selected breeding, suggests a study.

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Protect people and poultry from red mite

Egg producers are being reminded of the risk to worker welfare as the summer red mite season draws near.

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Check ventilation systems as temperatures rise

Pig producers should ensure ventilation is in good working order to prevent heat stress as summer temperatures rise.

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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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Farmex is offering an upgrade to the software on its Dicam controllers to safeguard the health and welfare of housed pigs in controlled-environment buildings.

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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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