Pig sector - reducing greenhouse gas emissions: bringing home the bacon - report

Report from the Scottish Pig Industry Leadership Group, one of the farmer-led groups established to develop advice and proposals for the Scottish Government. It focusses on how to cut emissions and tackle climate change, something that was re-emphasised in the updated Climate Change Plan.

Appendix 2: Participants & Acknowledgements

Scottish Pig Industry Leadership Group:

  • Marion MacCormick, Independent Chair
  • Roderic Bruce, Quality Pork Ltd Chair & Producer
  • Gregor Christie, Scotlean Board Member & Producer
  • John Davidson, Scotland Food & Drink
  • William De Klein, Karro Food Group, Producer & Processor
  • Wayne Godfrey, Browns Food Group, Processor
  • Andy McGowan, Scottish Pig Producers
  • Sarah Millar, Quality Meat Scotland
  • Clare Powell Tuck, Pilgrims Pride, Producer & Processor
  • Grace Webster, GW Pig Consultants, Veterinarian
  • Barry Robertson, Robertsons Fine Foods, Processor
  • Philip Sleigh, QMS Board Member & Producer
  • Patrick Stephen, Scottish Pig Producers Board Member & Producer
  • Professor Jos Houdijk, SRUC
  • Jamie Wyllie, NFUS Pigs Working Group Chair & Producer

The group are grateful to the following organisations for additional input:

  • Aberdeen Pig Benchmarking Group
  • Agrovision
  • Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board
  • Buckingham Charles
  • Ecodyn Ltd
  • GW Pig Consultants Ltd
  • Harbro Ltd
  • John Barber Nutrition Ltd/Norvite
  • Karro Food Group
  • Livestock Management Systems Ltd
  • NFU Scotland
  • Pilgrim's UK
  • Quality Meat Scotland
  • SAOS
  • Scotland Food & Drink
  • Scotlean Pigs Ltd
  • Scottish Pig Producers Ltd
  • SRUC

Particular thanks are due to Anna Robertson from SAOS and Kevin Gilbert for their considerable efforts drafting the report.



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