Real Welfare for vets

If you're a vet looking to complete Real Welfare assessments on your clients' units, you will need to undertake online and on-farm training and assessments.
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You must also be registered with Red Tractor/Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and the Pig Veterinary Society (PVS).

The online training is available by logging onto the Real Welfare training website. For login details, email real.welfare@ahdb.org.uk.

Visit the Real Welfare training site

Real Welfare resources for vets

You can also download and print paper data sheets (portrait/landscape) for recording Real Welfare assessment measures on farm. You can then upload the data to the database via the web portal.

Real Welfare data sheet print-out (portrait) Real Welfare data sheet print-out (landscape)

Submitting Real Welfare results

Using the iPig portal

  • The portal is the web-based access point to the Real Welfare (iPig) database
  • The portal can be accessed via Pig Hub, where you should register and log in, or access can be gained by going to www.i-pig.org
  • Refer to the user guide for more information on using the iPig portal
  • Internet access is required
  • The portal can be used to submit data to the iPig database and to view benchmarked results

For technical help with the iPig portal, email real.welfare@ahdb.org.uk 

Download the iPig user guide for vets
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