Pig identification and registration: guidance for keepers

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

What are the requirements?

In practical terms the following are the key requirements to the legislation, you must:

  • register as a keeper on every holding that you use
  • identify each of your animals
  • notify movements of animals on and off your holding to the Scottish Ministers
  • keep your records up-to-date

Each requirement is explained in detail in the relevant sections of this guidance.

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