Research and analysis

Sustainable systems of outdoor pig production

The project was initiated to investigate some of the environmental effects of outdoor pig production.


Sustainable Systems of Outdoor Pig Production

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This project assesses the distribution of outdoor pig production nationally and relating the location of a sample of herds to soils, geology, topographical and hydrological features. The resulting data has been used to assess the risk of pollution to surface waters and provide some recommendations designed to reduce that risk.

Published 1 January 1997