Pig welfare guidance

Guidance about the needs of pigs and how to meet these needs in accordance with good practice.


1. This list does not include implantation of a subcutaneous contraceptive into a non-farmed pig, which is permitted for controlling reproduction or general animal management as part of a conservation programme. Non-farmed is defined here as an animal which is not bred or kept for the production of food, wool or skin or for other farming purposes.


Email: animal_health_welfare@gov.scot

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