Pigs (England): Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock: Pigs (PB7950)

Section 1 - Recommendations for all pigs

Stockmanship

The Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000 No. 1870) define a keeper as any person responsible for or in charge of animals whether on a permanent or temporary basis.
The Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000 No. 1870), Schedule 1, paragraph 1, states that:

Animals shall be cared for by a sufficient number of staff who possess the appropriate ability, knowledge and professional competence.

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