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UK pig industry: Supply chain wide summit needed to tackle crisis

By Jane Byrne

Challenging market conditions, a pig backlog on farms, record pig feed costs and falling pig prices, mean farmers in the UK have been losing around £25 (US$33.7) per pig for nearly a year, according to the UK National Pig Association (NPA).

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Brexit related feed trade problems persist

By Jane Byrne

The AIC, the UK feed industry representatives, says some of its members are still encountering trade challenges as a result of the Trade and Co-Operation Agreement (TCA) between the UK and EU, which came into force on January 1, 2021.