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African swine fever continues to plague the global pig industry

African swine fever (ASF) continues to plague the global pig industry with some countries going to extreme lengths to reduce the risk of it spreading further.

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World Health Organisation raises concerns about bird flu spreading to humans

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed “enormous concern” that the H5N1 bird flu virus is spreading to humans.

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Livetec to take the stage at Pig and Poultry 2024

Julian Sparrey, Livetec’s Technical Director is to make a presentation at the Innovation Theatre during the Pig and Poultry Fair at the NEC in Birmingham, 15-16 May 2024.

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Livetec to exhibit at the Pig and Poultry Fair 2024!

The Livetec team are preparing to exhibit at the British Pig and Poultry Fair 2024 at the NEC Birmingham on the 15th and 16th May. Come and see us at stand 12 - 250.

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Could Scotland ban colony cages?

Scotland has proposed controversial new legislation to see a halt on building new enriched cages by 2030, followed by a complete ban on all cage-produced eggs by 2034.

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UK Government declares GB free from avian influenza

On the 29th March 2024, a significant milestone was reached when the UK government self-declared Great Britain free of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

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Concerns rise as bird flu found in cow’s milk

On the 25 March 2024 it was confirmed that milk from dairy cows in Texas and Kansas had tested positive for avian influenza which was though to come from migrating wild birds.

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UK announces mandatory bird registration to combat bird flu

In a significant move to bolster defences against Avian Influenza (AI), the British Government announced new mandatory bird registration requirements on the 19th March 2024.

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Biosecurity: changing minds not just boots

Effective biosecurity doesn’t start and end with a boot dip. It needs a change of mindset. Find out how biosecurity is more than just a change of footwear.

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International pig day: celebrating pigs in farming

World Pig Day gives us the perfect opportunity to celebrate the importance of these animals, their farmers and their importance to the nation!

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