Pigs

Twelve months after industry-led targets for antibiotic use were identified for all main farm livestock species in the UK, a review of progress has been released, including details of where targets have been achieved early and where challenges remain.   The ‘One Year On’ report, (issued 16...

Colleagues at Newcastle University are partnering in a new ambitious and ground-breaking EU – Chinese research project as internationally renowned experts and scientists from the European Union and China work together to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in pigs and poultry.   A key pillar of the exciting...

The phenomenal growth in livestock farming in China, making it the world’s largest producer in the early 1990s, had profound consequences for the planet that its scientists are now addressing.   Demand for animal protein and increasing wealth fuelled a tripling in the domestic production of livestock...

The University of Leeds is launching a new initiative to give farms and business a competitive advantage and increase their value.   Farmers and agri-businesses are facing more challenges, including political climate changes, fluctuating trading patterns and the need to increase efficiency and productivity.   Academics from the University...

In a first for pig welfare, CIEL Member Winterbotham Darby, the award-winning UK-based continental meats supplier, gains accreditation for their Winterbotham Darby European Farm Partnership (EFP) pig module. The European Farm Partnership brings together farmers, suppliers, industry partners and retailers and lays the foundation for...