Pig Keeper requirements
If you are a new livestock keeper, please ensure that you have obtained a holding number from the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) on 08459 335577 and then a herd/flock number from the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA a DEFRA agency) on 01284 778150, who will then notify us.
For more information on keeping pigs, please read through the following information from the Department for Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and Gov.uk:
- Pigs: welfare
- Guidance: keeping sheep, goats, pigs and deer
- Pigs: welfare during transport
- Dealing with animal by products
If you have any queries contact our Business Advice line on 0300 123 2329 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.