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Latest News and Articles of Interest

BPA Bloodline Survey deadline extended for 10 days. The survey is now open. Please help us to monitor our breeds and run our Conservation Programme by updating your herd records. Click here for details

Crossbred Litters for Pedigree Pork. New service available - Click here for instructions.

AHDB Pig Clubs for small scale producers. New Club in Berkshire. Click here for more details.

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

Junior Pig Club - Click here for JPC news

Guidance on Avian Influenza and Pigs. Click here

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
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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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