All the latest pig farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all pig farming and production news developments in the pig sector.

Cullinan pig business moves to unlimited status
Gordon Deegan reports on Tim Cullinan’s pig firm in Co Tipperary.
24 February 2023 Pigs
Pig prices up 8c/kg but farmers yet to break even
Farmers faced an unexpected 4c/kg cut last month, meaning that Friday's price rise leaves farmers only 4c/kg better off in prices than they were at the turn of the year.
22 February 2023 Pigs
Devil awaited in details of €500,000 pig and poultry TAMS
A higher investment ceiling under the new TAMS could see more conditions attached for farmers drawing down the funds.
Energy scheme payments raised
After a slow start to the Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS), eligibility criteria have been loosened and compensation rates raised.
22 February 2023 News
Transparency delays with agri-food regulator
Pig farmers want transparency on factory price cuts to be provided by the regulator, once it is established.
15 February 2023 Pigs
High debt overshadows brighter pig price outlook for 2023
Pig farmers are expected to return to the green in 2023 - but to nowhere near the level where significant repayments can be made from pig sales to last year's debt.
15 February 2023 Pigs
Pressure expected on pig slurry exports
Pig farmers could find it difficult to export slurry, despite it never being worth more in cash terms.
15 February 2023 Pigs
EU-wide pig price bounce yet to be seen in Ireland
Pig factories faced extensive protests the last time a gap opened between Irish and EU prices.
15 February 2023 News
April date for Irish Pig Health Society symposium
The pig event will feature presentations on sow lactation and longevity, as well as gilt retention.
30 January 2023 Pigs
Protests in 2022: pig farmer and egg producer blockades
Pig and poultry farmers protested at a number of locations this year, calling for higher prices due to their crippling input costs.
31 December 2022 News
End to pig farm income ‘horrors’ in 2023 – Teagasc
Pig farms are set to see fortunes somewhat turn in 2023 following a year where they incurred average losses of €422,000.
14 December 2022 Pigs
Make sure your Christmas ham is Irish Bord Bia QA pork - IFA
The IFA's pigs committee is calling on shoppers to back Irish pig farmers this Christmas.
23 November 2022 Pigs