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The History of the BPA

The British Pig Association has a long and interesting past - we have broken the whole story into several sections for easier reading on screen. Start below...

The Foundation of Pedigree Pig Breeding
Another Breed Joins the NPBA
Early Publications
Worldwide Demand for British Pedigree Breeding Stock
Welcome to the Wessex
Imported Meat Threatens Domestic Production
"Pig for Victory" - The Role of NPBA in World War II
Four More Breeds Join the NPBA
The Arrival of the Landrace
The first Progeny Testing Station
The Beginning of the Modern and Traditional Breed Split
Modernisation and Reorganisation
Breeding Companies Join the Association
Commercial Producers are Welcomed into the NPBA
The Voice of the Pig Industry
The Pedigree Association is Reborn

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