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BPEX Work Instruction Series

01 January 2015

Helpful series of guides to carrying out pig husbandry tasks correctly and safely from BPEX.

Work instruction 18: Teeth clipping/grinding

Work instruction 17: Tail docking

Work instruction 16: Split Suckling

Work instruction 15: Skip-a-heat

Work instruction 14: Humanising gilts and young boars

Work instruction 13: Handling gilts

Work instruction 12: Litter swapping

Work instruction 11: Tagging

Work instruction 10: Shunt fostering (outdoors)

Work instruction 9: Preparing a farrowing arc

Work instruction 8: Handling and restraining pigs

Work instruction 7: Loading and unloading pigs

Work instruction 6: Semen storage and handling

Work instruction 5: Power washing

Work instruction 4: Safe storage of veterinary medicines

Work instruction 3: Preparing the farrowing crate

Work instruction 2: Slapmarking slaughter pigs

Work instruction 1: Writing an effective work instruction

Updated January 2015

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