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Hot weather – including record temperatures in parts of the country – has prompted reminders for pig producers to review the heat settings in their piggeries.

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How to make every gram of poultry feed count

Escalating cereal prices and volatile commodity markets are reinforcing the importance of strategies that maximise poultry feed utilisation.

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Farms wanted to help recruit next generation

The Pig Industry Scholarship Programme – which offers young entrants a career in the sector – is looking for businesses to host work placement students.

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Allowing seasonal poultry workers from overseas to come to the UK will strengthen food security, say industry leaders

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Top scientists are working together in a new research group dedicated to tackling bird flu.

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Live yeast can combat impact of heat stress

Feeding a live yeast to alleviate the impact of heat stress in pigs could help mitigate the effect of summer temperatures on feeding behaviour.

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Pig industry review ‘will increase fairness in supply chain’

A government review of the pig industry will increase fairness and transparency across the sector, says Defra.

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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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