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Latest News and Articles of Interest

Entries now open for the 15th National Show and Sale of Tradtional Breeds at Melton Mowbray on 8th & 9th September. - Click here

Jimmys Native Breed Sausage Awards 2017 - Click here

Guidance on Avian Influenza and Pigs.
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New AHDB Pig Clubs for small scale producers. Exeter 21st Feb Sussex 28th Feb. Click here for more details.

Bloodline Audit results - results for the bloodline audit of native breeds have been published. You can find the lastest results on the individual breed pages.  Thanks to all those who completed their audits and to our volunteer surveyors.

Welcome to the BPA - for information about joining the Association or suporting our work click here

Junior Pig Club - Click here for JPC news

Swine Dysentery - Two swine dysentery outbreaks have been diagnosed in the Yorkshire region since April 2016 - Click here for more information about protecting your herd

Feeds and Feed Prices - Don't be tempted to break the swill ban!!!! Click here for details

Your Responsibilities and Legal Obligations as a pig keeper - Click here

Veterinary Q & A sessions with Bob Stevenson MRCVS - Click Here

Trichinella testing -  Click here for the latest information
Following a meeting with FSA they have agreed that there will be no retrospective action against pig keepers who declare their premises as controlled housing in good faith

If you are still experiencing problems with your abattoir accepting pigs that require testing, charging for the test or excessive delays in returning carcasses please let us know your problems by email with the name of the abattoir so that we can follow this up with FSA

Export News
Our next UKTI supported event is in Vietnam in October
Click here for details.

Export Pedigree Certificates
Export pedigree certificate prices
Download an Export Pedigree Application form

Pedigree News
Remember to use the Breed Standard. Only pigs that meet the Breed Standard can be registered in the Herdbook




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