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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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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