Any housing systems must adhere to the welfare regulations laid down by the EU as well as the national government.
Different assurance schemes have their own specific requirements for the keeping of pigs. These pages summarise the requirements of general food assurance schemes as well as prominent assurance schemes in relation to farrowing and lactation environments.
To find out whether you meet the requirements for all aspects of your farm please follow the links below.
Information on statutory requirements at both EU and National level – along with, welfare codes of practice and recommendations.
Information on the farrowing and lactation standards required for different assurance schemes.