23 Aug 14 DAPP Euro Spec (p/kg dwt) 158.06 (-0.29 p/kg) increase
25 Aug 14 EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt) 131.78 (-0.18 p/kg)
27 Dec 14 Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head) .0 (-100.0 %)
23 Aug 14 Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head) 4.41 (-0.1)

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Disease preparedness stepped up - 29 August 2014

Good progress is being made with the work to improve the country’s preparedness for exotic and emerging disease such as ASF and PEDv.
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Pig Industry Biosecurity Seminars - 28 August 2014

BPEX is holding a series of biosecurity seminars as the industry faces ever growing threats from African Swine Fever and Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea.
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GB Pig Prices

SPP for week ended 23 August down 0.41 at 157.86p per kg. DAPP (EU-spec) down 0.29 to 158.06p/kg. APP for w/e 16 August down 1.10 at 160.73p/kg
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August Pig Market Trends out now

The August edition of Pig Market Trends is out now. As well as the usual review of the UK, EU and feed markets it has articles on UK exports, China, Brazil & the Russian ban and the Barbecue effect
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UK Pig Meat Market Update

The September edition of our UK pig meat market update is now available
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New Staff For BPEX - 14 August 2014

Two new Knowledge Transfer Managers have been appointed by BPEX following existing members of staff moving to take up new roles
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AHDB Seeks Pig Producer for BPEX Board - 13 August 2014

A pig producer is being sought to join the BPEX board to play a part in determining the English pig industry strategy
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Save on feed without affecting pig growth - 7 August 2014

Precision feeding pigs can reduce the amount of lysine needed by 25% and reduce feed costs by more than 8%, without affecting growth.
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Market News now online

It is now even easier to keep up with the latest news and analysis on the pig market. The new Market News page will mean that news will be available quicker and not just to subscribers to publications
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Pink Pages - August 2014

Monthly update of the work of BPEX covering Market Intelligence, Pig Production and Marketing
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Good Soil Management Practice: A Guide For Outdoor Pig Keeping

Download the report
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Vets Wanted to Test Real Welfare App - 30 July 2014

A few more vets are still being sought to test the Real Welfare smartphone app which is now out in the field being tested and is now proving its worth.
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The Pig Farmer - July 2014

July's edition is now available to download
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The BPEX Yearbook 2013-2014

Has been published and is available to download
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Pig Fair Podcasts

Download speaker podcasts here
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Pig and Poultry Pocketbook 2014

Now available to download
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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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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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