Briefing note on the UK and European pig meat sectors

East of England Development Agency

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk Funding Available Yes Value of Project £TBC Grant available £TBC Length of contract 24 Months Start Date April 2009 Eligibility criteria Producer/business should be based in Region Training should improve business...
BPEX

Feeding herd calculator

With increasing feed costs, producers have been asking whether a reduction in slaughter weight, for those finishing at the higher end, may limit some...
Knowledge transfer bulletin 9: Feed efficiency

South East England Development Agency

Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex Funding Available Yes Value of Project £36,540 Grant available £31,380 Length of contract 2 years Start Date January 2009 Eligibility criteria Producer/business should be based...
What types of activities are eligible?

What types of activities are eligible?

Any event, which will contribute to knowledge transfer or skills development, will essentially be eligible for funding. So far a variety of events have accessed...
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Solving autumn reproductive problems

Autumn can arrive and catch you unawares. Preparing for the conditions and problems that can occur at this time will help you minimise its...
Certificates of Competence

Certificates of Competence

A set of Certificates of Competence qualifications in pig husbandry for producers is available from BPEX. The qualifications are practical, relevant and can be delivered...
Solving summer reproductive problems

Solving summer reproductive problems

Heat stress is caused when a pig's body temperature rises above certain limits, this can have a negative impact on reproductive performance. In these...
BPEX Resources

Resources

Feed crisis pack The factsheets in this pack discuss a range of ways for making efficiencies and reducing feed waste through the weaner and finisher...
Training opportunities

Training opportunities

This is a summary of the training schemes available to staff in the pig industry currently. If you are looking for something different please...
BPEX

Cranswick Hull

Cranswick Hull – BPHS assessment dates July - December 2011   Day Assessment Date 2011 1 Thursday 21 July 2 Friday 29 July 3 Monday 8 August 4 Tuesday 23 August 5 Wednesday 7 September 6 Tuesday 27 September 7 Monday 3...
Navigating Your Way Around a Futures Price Screen

Navigating Your Way Around a Futures Price Screen

Guide to LIFFE feed wheat futures price reporting The UK LIFFE feed wheat futures market is operated by NYSE Euronext. Via the website (www.euronext.com). Users...