AHDB Pork showcases welfare best practice for pig producers

Finding up-to-date, useful information about welfare best practice can be a real headache but AHDB Pork provides a plethora of tools for the forward-thinking pig farmer.
calendar icon 19 September 2019
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father and son small-scale pig keepers feeding their pigs
AHDB provides advice to new pig keepers, particularly small-scale producers, offering materials on welfare best practice
piglets suckling from a sow
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young pigs playing in straw in indoor housing
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Emily Houghton

Editor, The Pig Site

Emily Houghton is a Zoology graduate from Cardiff University and was the editor of The Pig Site from October 2017 to May 2020. Emily has worked in livestock husbandry, and has written, conducted and assisted with research projects regarding the synthesis of welfare and productivity of free-range food species.

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