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We would like to thank and acknowledge the Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board for their help in compiling these resources. They are a mix of videos, webinars and text resources. These are suggested resources, students should have previously agreed learning objectives with their tutors, and the resources should be used only if they align. It is not compulsory for students to complete all resources.

To access the resources, please click on the individual links below. These resources have not been developed by the RCVS, and we do not endorse any third party advertisements that may appear on external websites.


AHDB Practical Pig app series - a range of short video clips that demonstrate practical management techniques on farm

(Also accessible on YouTube and Vimeo)

Handling and moving

Weighing and handling systems

Criteria for moving pigs

Moving pigs - unloading weaners

Management procedures

Teeth clipping

Tail docking


Body condition scoring

Daily health checks


How to prepare the farrowing crate

Indoor farrowing

Outdoor farrowing

Assisted farrowing

Neonatal management

Colostrum management

Piglet management