SRUC

Outdoor pig husbandry manual

The P.I.G have produced a stockperson’s guide to farrowing for all outdoor pig keepers.

It contains guidance for best practice from setting up the farrowing paddock to weaning the piglets. There are links to nest-building and farrowing videos and what to keep an eye on to prevent problems.

Download the manual

Pig factsheets

SRUC Research and SAC Veterinary Services have produced a range of factsheets summarising projects, offering top management tips and veterinary services.

Click on the links below to view factsheets:

Piglet Survival Factsheet 1 - Stillbirth
Piglet Survival Factsheet 2 - Live-born mortality
Mycotoxins
GreenPig Project
Pig Aggression

Pig e-newsletters

Select a year and view our available newsletters.

Meet the team

The Pig Information Group has representatives from SAC Consulting, SRUC Education and Research.

SAC Consulting
  • George Chalmers - Turriff 
  • Ross McKenzie - Skye
  • Iain Riddell - Perth 
Veterinary Services
  • Hannah Orr - Aberdeen
SRUC Education and Research
  • Anna Sinclair - Aberdeen
  • Prof Jill Thomson - Edinburgh
  • Dr Emma Baxter - Edinburgh
  • Prof Jos Houdijk - Edinburgh

Send us a message

Use the form below to get in touch and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Browse our courses

With hundreds of courses across more than 20 disciplines, we provide the skills, experience and confidence you need to create a successful career.

Browse the course catalogue

About our vet & laboratory services

Our leading experts provide support to clients in areas of animal disease, diagnosis and surveillance.

Veterinary & laboratory services

About SAC Consulting

Our end-to-end services help support many land-based businesses in the rural economy.

Find out more