Area requirements for pigs - Since 1 January 1998 these stocking rates apply to all pigs. The figures quoted represent the total unobstructed floor area available to each pig.
All in all out - The age and weight spread at weaning must be as tight as possible. Pre-weaning nutrition and management must be aimed at maximising the weaning weight of all piglets.
Pig welfare requirements - This technical note provides a brief summary of the main pig welfare requirements.
Quality Assurance - Most pig processing plants require pigs to be produced to Red Tractor Standards. Please click here for link to Pig Scheme and Standards. http://assurance.redtractor.org.uk/rtassurance/farm/pig/pg-about.eb
Door ventilation - Inexpensive system of ventilation which can be used in growing/finishing houses.