Spot early signs of tail biting in pigs

Friday, 18 January 2019

Spotting and recording early warning signs is the first step towards reducing the risk of tail biting. It helps you build a detailed picture of pigs’ behaviour, to start working out where the key risks that are causing it might be.

You can order our free A3 laminated posters showing the early warning signs of tail biting, which are particularly useful to help train stockman and new starters, by emailing

There is also a wealth of information on AHDB's webHAT (online husbandry advice tool).