Pig identification and registration: guidance for keepers

This guide explains the new rules for pig identification and registration.


1. There are currently three groups; namely Vion (processing group), Scottish Pig Producers and Scotlean (marketing
2. Some processers require a slapmark applied to each shoulder of the pig, you should check with your processor in
advance of sending pigs to them to confirm their requirements.
3. Inspectors will also check moves that have previously been reported to SAMU.

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