2022 entry courses

We have some last-minute places available in Veterinary Nursing (Aberdeen and Dumfries) and Rural Animal Health (Aberdeen). Please use the Clearing form to apply. If you have any questions, please email or call 0800 269 453. For 2023 entry courses, visit our Course catalogue.

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
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

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Research news

Have a look at our latest news articles to find out more about our research activities and impact across the globe.

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Contact our Research Team

Get in touch with our research team if you have any questions.

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You can access our research outputs, learn more about our research team, see our current and past research projects and much more on SRUC Pure.

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