Brexit : workers left. Not coming back
UK rollover of 100,000 plus pigs all costing more to feed, going overweight and out of spec and holding accommodation for pigs coming through from farrowing system
China takes 5th quarter and current export ban on these
Brexit means we cannot export...
This is not the time to state that. There are massive welfare cases looming.
I suppose the news that the Teesside fertiliser works shut without notice forcing a CO2 shortage is their fault too
I'm praying an on-farm euthanasia programme does not have to happen in the next few weeks
Home Office : agree to a temporary Covid relief visa waiver to bring in cutting plant workers
DEFRA: agree to AHDB being able to give levy payers back some of their money to support initiatives to assist welfare on farms with rollover and also prepare euthanasia programmes
It's a desperate situation
27,500 sows going out and many stopping breeding or packing up. One on the NPA meeting the other night will see the sows going after 55 years building it up
The current rollover is way over 100,000 already and folks who jiggled around and found additional temporary...
A politician amassing as much capital from mentions of complaints elsewhere , kind of recognising them and still then drawing the conclusion you'd be better off in the industry with Red Tractor
I mentioned this on another thread today. R4 piece stating 1/3 of all milk sold to 25-45 year olds is plant based. Nick Robinson went over the impartiality line saying "but it's not really milk then is it" Top Man
Maybe. Depends on how long and how far we export our market due to Gov action. Coming close after this immediate crisis is the noises off about farrowing crates etc.
The last industry contraction was 800,000 to about 400,000 sows and it never recovered
I'd agree with that . Lizzie Wilson , Becca Veale , Andrea Tranter in the office and Charlie Dewhirst. Small tight knit and focussed group . No ivory towers and lots of industry engagement. As I said we're very lucky to have them