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

Section 2 - Specific recommendations

Pigs kept in outdoor husbandry systems

Feed and water
119. Food should be distributed widely and evenly to minimise aggression between animals, unless an alternative method is used to ensure even consumption.
120. You should carefully monitor the body condition of pigs during extremes of weather and adjust feed provision if necessary.
The Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 2003 No. 299), Schedule 6, Part II, paragraph 15 requires:

All pigs over two weeks of age must have permanent access to a sufficient quantity of fresh drinking water.

121. Arrangements should be in place to ensure the supply of water to stock in all weathers. Particular attention is needed at times of freezing conditions.
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