Contents tagged with pigs

28 June 2023

Keeping pigs is a satisfying experience but, before making the decision to become a keeper, you need to know the basics. This guide takes you through the key areas you need to be aware of and provides contacts for additional information.

18 January 2019

Identify the early warning signs of tail biting using our poster and take early action to help prevent tail biting problems

17 January 2019

Identify the early warning signs and take early action which can help prevent tail biting. This poster is helpful for training unit staff and particularly useful for new starters.

30 October 2018

AHDB has engaged BMG Research to conduct an in-depth survey of pig buildings.

4 October 2018

The original EPI (electrostatic particle ionisation) trial at Harper Adams university pig unit concluded in September 2016 that pigs kept under the EPI equipment were significantly less likely to have enzootic pneumonia (EP) like lesions.

4 October 2018

Electrostatic particle ionization (EPI) is an air cleaning system designed for reducing dust, microbial load and gases in a contained environment.

22 September 2023

Find information on arable rotation in livestock – forage crops, cover crops and more.

26 September 2023

Find out how alternative feeds, such as root and forage crops and some food industry co-products, can be incorporated into pig diets.