Up to 120,000 pigs in UK face culling due to lack of abattoir workers

Up to 120,000 pigs in UK face culling due to lack of abattoir workers

National Pig Association fears ‘acute welfare disaster’ within weeks if farmers cannot get stock processed

Farmers have warned that up to 120,000 pigs face being culled because of a lack of abattoir workers, as acute labour shortages across supply chains continue to wreak havoc on the UK economy.

Rob Mutimer, the chair of the National Pig Association (NPA), said Britain was facing an “acute welfare disaster” within a matter of weeks, with farmers forced to kill their livestock because of an acute shortage of butchers and slaughterers.

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