20 Oct 14 EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt) 113.3 (0.2 p/kg)
18 Oct 14 Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head) 162.12 (-2.71 %)
18 Oct 14 Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head) 5.2 (0.56)

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Video Invitation to Autumn Regional Producer Events

BPEX KT Manager Steve Winfield invites you to register for our Autumn Regional Producer Events. Watch his video..
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Centre of Excellence Grant Bid Submitted - 23 October 2014

The first vital step has been taken in setting up a pig and poultry centre of excellence in the UK
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GB Pig Prices

SPP for week ended 18 October down 1.63 at 152.35p per kg. APP for w/e 11 October down 0.89 at 157.55p/kg
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Moving into the Philippines - 21 October 2014

Business could be booming between Britain and the Philippines following a mission organised by BPEX and UK Trade and Industry.
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Pig Industry Tackles Antibiotic Use - 20 October 2014

The use of antibiotics in UK pig production came under the spotlight at a workshop attended by representatives from across the industry
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You are invited to the BPEX Autumn Regional Producer Events

Register online or call 02476 478 792
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Free Diarrhoea Testing

BPEX is funding testing of samples from diarrhoea outbreaks in pigs on premises in England and Wales
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AHDB Board Appointments

The search is on for the next chair of BPEX to replace Stewart Houston when he finishes his term in office on 30 March 2015.
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Chilled Fallen Stock on Pig Units Could Offer Better Management and Biosecurity - 14 October 2014

Chilling fallen stock on pig units could lead to improved management, reduced disease risk and potential cost savings in the supply chain
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Oral Fluid Sampling Research Proves Positive - 10 October 2014

Oral fluid sampling will offer UK pig producers a stress-free way to monitor herd disease levels, using cotton rope for pigs to chew
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World Class Centre for Pigs and Poultry - 7 October 2014

The pig and poultry industries have joined forces to draw up a concept note for the creation of world-class centre of excellence
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Soil Management Added to Pig App - 7 October 2014

Four new video clips on soil management for outdoor pig units have been added to the BPEX Practical Pig App and website
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The Pig Farmer - October 2014

Latest edition of pig farmer has been published
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BPEX Training Calendar 2014/15

Get all the dates for BPEX training courses
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Pink Pages - October 2014

Monthly update of the work of BPEX covering Market Intelligence, Pig Production and Marketing
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UK Pig Meat Market Update

The October edition of our UK pig meat market update is out now, including coverage of UK & EU prices, production, trade, consumption and the feed market.
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New Research into Action publication now available to download

Research into Action 24: Predicting leg soundness through biomechanical assessment of gait in pigs
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New Finishing Quiz

Test your knowledge on our new finishing quiz and earn pipr points
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Latest Abattoir Newletter now available to download

Download issue 4 newsletter
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Slurry Testing Video

This short video demonstrates on farm testing of pig slurry to determine its fertiliser value and how this can be calculated to include within a fertiliser plan.
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Good Soil Management Practice: A Guide For Outdoor Pig Keeping

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Download all 2TS publications in one compressed folder

The winzip folder with all 2ts publications has now been updated
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eFoodChainMap

The eFoodChainMap is an interactive map which plots data about the red meat food chain in the UK, showing the location of auction markets, abattoirs, meat processors and meat traders.
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