The Pig Veterinary Society’s revised 2009 edition of , funded by the BVA Animal Welfare Foundation (BVA AWF) is now available.
This booklet is intended for the use of stock keepers on farms, staffin abattoirs, veterinary surgeons, and by transporters, to giveguidance and knowledge in care, treatment, and euthanasia of thecasualty pig. It also indicates the responsibilities and decisionsrelated to the casualty pig, as well as the legal requirements.
Speaking on behalf of the charity, BVA AWF chairman and veterinarysurgeon, Carl Padgett, said: “This updated version has more emphasis onthe care of and welfare of the casualty pig than earlier editions. Thisis a useful and easy to use guide that gives details of decisionoptions with a series of examples related to care, treatment andeuthanasia.”
Individuals can obtain copies of The Casualty Pig by contacting BVA AWFtrustee David Chennells via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.