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British Pig & Poultry Fair News

Welcome to the news page for the British Pig & Poultry Fair 2016. All the news and press information for the Fair is available here.

Event Press Releases

  1. Do you have sales experience and an interest in agriculture and events?

    We have a great opportunity for someone with proven sales experience to join our specialist events team. This is an office based role at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire and would suit someone who has an interest or knowledge of agriculture and/or events. You will be an excellent communicator, have great administration skills and have a can-do […]

  2. Producers share top tips at British Pig & Poultry Fair 2016

    Little changes can make a big difference to productivity, according to speakers at the British Pig & Poultry Fair. With margins under tremendous pressure, it is more important than ever to keep tight control over costs, performance, and animal health, whether in the pig, poultry or egg sectors. So what were the forum speakers’ top […]

  3. British Pig & Poultry Fair delivers for farmers

    Visitors had plenty to see and do at the British Pig & Poultry Fair this week, with more exhibitors than ever before. More than 10,000 people attended the two-day show, to see new products, hear the latest advice, and catch up with suppliers and old friends. “The mood at the Fair was incredibly upbeat, with a […]

  4. Brexit debate fires up farmers at British Pig & Poultry Fair

    Industry leaders and farmers locked horns in a Brexit debate at the British Pig & Poultry Fair today, with passions running high on both sides of the argument. Organised in conjunction with BBC Farming Today, which will be airing the debate at 6.30am on Radio 4 on Saturday, the panel featured AHDB chairman Peter Kendall, […]

  5. Visitors flock to British Pig & Poultry Fair opener

    Visitors flocked to the first day of the British Pig & Poultry Fair on Tuesday, with standing room only at the ever popular forum programmes. Kicking off with the outlook for the poultry and egg sector were Chris Hall from Cargill and Tom Willings, formerly of Noble Foods. That was followed up by the pig […]

  6. British Pig & Poultry unveils Brexit debate

    Visitors to the British Pig & Poultry Fair will have a chance to find out whether farming is better off in or out of the EU in a topical Brexit debate on Wednesday 11th May at 9am in the Forum Theatre.   Chaired by BBC Farming Today presenter Charlotte Smith, the debate will feature prominent […]

  7. New Innovations Headline at 2016 Fair

    Innovation and ideas are the driving force behind development of the livestock industry, and visitors to this year’s British Pig & Poultry Fair are sure to get plenty of both. For the first time ever, the biennial event will feature an Innovation Trail, whereby visitors can easily identify new products and developments. “With producers’ time […]

  8. Ideas and innovation make British Pig & Poultry Fair a must visit for leading farmers

    Networking is something that farmers don’t often get a chance to do, but it is one of the most valuable aspects of attending industry events, according to a recent survey. The survey, carried out by Royal Agricultural Society of England ahead of the biennial British Pig & Poultry Fair, revealed that another top reason for […]

  9. British Pig & Poultry Fair 2016 set to be 10% bigger!

      Demand for stand space has been so strong for the 2016 Pig & Poultry Fair it has resulted in a 10% expansion to the floorplan.  As a biennial event, exhibitors have been more enthusiastic than ever for the industry’s leading event to return in May 2016.   “There is a real buzz around this […]

  10. Innovation and Performance at the top of the agenda for Pig & Poultry Fair 2016

    3 December 2015   Innovation and performance will be top of the agenda at the Pig & Poultry Fair 2016, which is set to be bigger and better than ever. The biennial event returns to the National Agricultural Exhibition Centre at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire on 10-11 May 2016.   The Fair is well established and highly […]

  11. British Pig & Poultry Fair 2016 opens to new exhibitors

    Exhibitor bookings for next year’s British Pig & Poultry Fair are already flooding in, and will be open to new exhibitors from 1 August. The biennial event returns to the National Agricultural Exhibition Centre at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire on 10-11 May 2016, and will be themed around innovation and technology, helping pig and poultry producers to […]

  12. Stand booking now open for 2016

      Stand bookings are now open for the 2016 British Pig & Poultry Fair taking place at Stoneleigh Park on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th May at Stoneleigh Park. Stands look set to book up quickly for the 2016 Fair with new enquiries every week for stand space more than 12 months out from the […]

  13. New exhibition hall for 2016 Fair

      The British Pig & Poultry Fair is delighted to now offer more high quality trade space for exhibitors to the 2016 Fair following an investment of over half a million pounds into the Blackdown buildings 1 to 3, creating a new exhibition hall 3. A new roof, lighting, exhibition grade polished floor and black […]

  14. Optimism and belief in pig and poultry sectors

      This week’s British Pig & Poultry Fair reflected overriding industry optimism about the future, as a result of continued growth across the sectors. The ‘Growing your Business’ forums were extremely well attended with 100’s of producers attending over the two days. The morning session kicked off with ‘The Outlook for the Poultry and Egg […]

  15. Pig and poultry producers urged to support industry bid for slice of £90m fund

      Launched to producers at this year’s British Pig & Poultry Fair was the fantastic opportunity to access government funding to establish a Centre of Innovation. ‘Use it or lose it’, was the rousing comment from Martin Douglas OBE, Executive Director for Cargill PLC, and Managing Director of Provimi UK & Ireland Ltd. With £90 […]

  16. £90 million for centres of innovation – do pigs & poultry want their share?

    The Government has made £90 million available for UK centres for innovation as part of its strategy to make UK farming more competitive, productive, resilient and sustainable. The British Pig & Poultry Fair will be discussing if pigs and poultry want their share for a monogastric centre of innovation, and if so, we must act […]

  17. Utilise media to grow your business

    Harness the power of media to grow your business is the message to be delivered at a forum being held at this year’s British Pig & Poultry Fair. The Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE) event, partnered by ABN, is the pig and poultry industry’s leading event, and will be held at Stoneleigh Park on […]

  18. Advice to help grow your business at 2014 British Pig & Poultry Fair

    The 2014 British Pig & Poultry Fair will offer free technical forums, delivering a wealth of advice to help pig and poultry farmers grow their business.   Set to take place on the 13 and 14 May at Stoneleigh Park, the Royal Agricultural Society of England Pig & Poultry Fair partnered by ABN is the […]

  19. Pig & Poultry Fair forum focuses on raw material security

    One of the main physical and cost inputs into the pig and poultry industry is nutrition, which relies, to a large extent, on a secure raw materials supply chain. The security of crops grown to supply this market is therefore of paramount importance and that is why it will feature at the upcoming British Pig […]

Exhibitor Press Releases

  1. Salmonella vaccine provides stronger, longer protection for poultry

    Significant improvements in salmonella protection are claimed for a newly-launched poultry vaccine. Salmovac 440 gives earlier and stronger immunity which lasts longer than other salmonella vaccines, says Dr Daniel Windhorst, salmonella vaccine specialist with IDT Biologika, who launched the vaccine to the Great Britain and Northern Ireland markets at the British Pig and Poultry Fair in […]

  2. Celebration of Cobb centenary at British Pig & Poultry Fair 2016

    SILOAM SRINGS, ARKANSAS, USA:  The centenary of Cobb, the world’s oldest poultry breeding company, is being celebrated at the British Pig & Poultry Fair at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, on May 10 and 11.  The breed was founded by the Cobb family in Massachusetts in 1916 and came to the UK in the early 1960s when the […]

  3. Pig producers can reduce antibiotic usage, says St David’s vets , stand 381

    Pigs might not fly but they have more in common with chickens than you might think. This means that pig producers could reduce antibiotic usage using lessons learned from the poultry industry. St David’s Poultry Team has worked for years to help poultry producers to reduce antibiotic use, and is now branching into the pig […]

  4. Investigating Emerging Zoonoses in Animal Workers

    Public Health England (PHE) is taking blood samples at this year’s Pig & Poultry Fair as part of an investigation into emerging zoonoses in animal workers. PHE are collecting anonymous blood samples donated by people who work with animals in England in order to look for evidence of exposure to emerging infections that can pass […]

  5. Managing the Digestive System with Arbocel – the unique insoluble Fibre concentrate

    ARBOCEL is the 100% insoluble fibre concentrate with a crude fibre content of 70% (DM).  During the manufacturing process Arbocel undergoes a unique HPC Fibrillation production process which gives Arbocel its high water binding properties and is the only fibre based feedstuff without mycotoxin risk on the market. The role of fibre in layer nutrition […]

  6. Rattlerow selects PigCom

    Alliance brings top-rated herd recording system into portfolio Pig breeding and genetics company Rattlerow Farms has formed a strategic alliance with livestock genetics and pig management consultancy Data To Decisions to promote and expand PigCom, a windows-based herd recording program. A partnership, formed between Rattlerow and Ed Sutcliffe, director of Data To Decisions, includes an […]

  7. Livetec Systems offers a free Farm Contingency Plan – stand 504B

    One lucky visitor to the British Pig & Poultry Fair will have the chance to win a bespoke Disease Outbreak Contingency Plan, worth £1000, if they visit the Livetec Systems Stand 504B. Livetec Systems Ltd are offering to provide a free on farm disease outbreak contingency plan to a UK poultry farmer who visits their […]

  8. Improve animal drinking water, cost effectively with Brenntag

    Clorious2 and Neubacid® SM Liquid are designed to work together to ensure the best results from the water that you have available. Their complimentary action means the usage for both products is reduced. Through efficient disinfection of water as well as improving quality without the need for complicated dosing systems, using both Clorious2 and Neubacid […]

  9. Kaycee Twinjector Syringe – Pig & Poultry Fair 2016 Stand 211

    For over 50 years Kaycee Veterinary Products has been serving the international animal industry, building high quality automatic repeater syringes for animal vaccination.   Launching our new syringe, specifically designed to deliver two vaccines of differing viscosity in the same dose out of one needle. The hand operated repeater syringe is able to be used […]

  10. Thomas Storey Fabrications – Huge costs savings, no capital outlay

    Farmers can now lease the popular Spread-a-Bale machine and save themselves over £100/week in straw and labour costs with no capital outlay. The leasing scheme is being launched at the Pig & Poultry Fair (Stand 301) at the NAEC Stoneleigh, Stoneleigh Park on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th May. The scheme is being offered by […]

  11. Conexpak at Pig & Poultry Fair 2016 – stand 249

    We have been supplying egg packaging to the UK egg market for the last 29 years, with our two industrial partners SODESA (plastic egg packs) from Spain and Celluloses de La Loire – CDL (moulded fibre egg packaging) from Brittany,France. Come and visit us at stand 249 where you will see our latest developments and new […]

  12. St David’s Poultry Team Launch Poultry Pharm range at Pig & Poultry Fair 2016

    As well as using Pig & Poultry Fair 2016 to highlight their work on antibiotic reduction in pig and poultry production, St David’s Poultry Team will also be launching their new supplementary range of Poultry Pharm Nutraceuticals for poultry and game producers. The Poultry Pharm range is a comprehensive selection of supplementary products developed by […]

  13. Producer impact of responsible sourcing discussed at Pig & Poultry Fair 2016

    The need for responsibly sourced raw materials and alternative proteins has stepped up a gear over the past couple of years, and is now likely to start shaping producer’s future purchasing decisions. Ahead of this year’s Pig & Poultry Fair on 10 and 11 May, ABN technical experts Hugh Burton and Dr Ade Adebiyi, highlight […]

  14. Winner of the Bauma innovation award: the electric-wheel loader 5055e from Kramer

    Customers are now spoilt for choice – fully electric or diesel-operated. Kramer will start offering a fully electric wheel loader starting in summer 2016. In addition to zero emissions, the loader convinces with its performance parameters, the off-road capability and low service costs. See us at this year’s British Pig & Poultry Fair stand 367. […]

  15. New brand for Farmex’s data services

    Following the increased interest by pig farmers in information communication technology and real-time monitoring on pig farms, Farmex is rebranding all its data services under the Barn Report Pro banner. It will be dropping the Guardian Action name currently used for some of its services. This will be highlighted at the forthcoming British Pig & […]

  16. ForFarmers to showcase latest innovations at British Pig & Poultry Fair 2016

    ForFarmers will once again be present at this year’s British Pig and Poultry Fair on the 10th and 11th May at Stoneleigh Park. You can find ForFarmers on Stand 94, where Europe’s leading total feed business will feature their innovative Pig and Poultry product ranges and services, as well as ForFarmers Homemix Nutrition division and Dry, Moist […]

  17. Merial launches NeO vaccines at British Pig & Poultry Fair 2016

    Merial will use its presence at the Pig & Poultry Fair to launch its NeO vaccination technology to the UK and Irish poultry sectors on 10th and 11th May 2016 – see us at stand 283. NeO effervescent tablets offer an alternative to the traditional glass vial method of dispensing vaccines to water, in preparation […]

  18. STALKO SA-A Feeder

    STALKO (The Netherlands) will be taking part in the British Pig & Poultry Fair, stand number 421. Stand Alone Automatic for weaned piglets or finishers.   Production cost reduction is the key to success – how do we make this happen? Use the new STALKO SA‐A feeder without nipples. Reduces feed waste to almost zero It […]

  19. St David’s branches into antibiotic reduction in pigs

    Pig producers could reduce antibiotic usage and improve animal health and productivity by adopting a new approach piloted by the poultry industry. Following tremendous success helping poultry producers to reduce antibiotic usage, St David’s veterinary team is now branching into the pig sector. The initiative, which will be launched at the British Pig & Poultry […]

  20. Acorus Rural Property Services exhibit at this year’s Fair

    Acorus Rural Property Services will be exhibiting at the Pig & Poultry Fair again this year where you will be able to find us at stand 273. Representing Acorus at the show will be our team of experienced planning consultants from all over England, including our poultry experts James Whilding and Brian Barrow. Our team […]

  21. Producer impact of responsible sourcing discussed at Pig & Poultry Fair

    The need for responsibly sourced raw materials and alternative proteins has stepped up a gear over the past couple of years, and is now likely to start shaping producer’s future purchasing decisions. Ahead of this year’s Pig & Poultry Fair on 10 and 11 May, ABN technical experts Hugh Burton and Dr Ade Adebiyi, highlight […]