Docking of Pigs (Use of Anaesthetics) Order

Applies to the whole UK

Title: Docking of Pigs (Use of Anaesthetics) Order

Category: UK Order

Date: 1974

Reference: SI 1974/798 [Full text not available]

General Description:

Prohibits the docking of pigs tail on animals which are older than seven days, without anaesthetic. This is to prevent any pain during the operation.

Pertinence to Agriculture: Livestock

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