Transport of pigs

Poorbuthappy

Member
Livestock Farmer
Location
Devon
I have it in my mind that pigs cannot be transported in the same trailer as other species. Is this correct?
I wanted to take a pig and some lambs to the abbattoir for self supply. The only regulations I can find say that pigs must be handled and transported separate from other species. Does this mean a separate compartment on the same trailer, or not in the same trailer?
 

browny88

Member
I do believe it needs to be a separate Compartment. Woodheads were happy to take our sheep and pigs on the same wagon and I think we take some for our own use to the abatoir in one run but with a separator door in.
 

JP1

Member
Livestock Farmer
I have it in my mind that pigs cannot be transported in the same trailer as other species. Is this correct?
I wanted to take a pig and some lambs to the abbattoir for self supply. The only regulations I can find say that pigs must be handled and transported separate from other species. Does this mean a separate compartment on the same trailer, or not in the same trailer?
Separate compartment, same trailer
 

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