Additional Guidance


Farm animals kept as pets

  • You are considered to be a pig keeper if you keep a pig or ‘micropig’, even as a pet. ‘Micropigs’ are pigs bred to be small so they can be more easily kept as pets. You must follow the same regulations as pig farmers, particularly identifying and registering your pig(s). Defra provides advice, including biosecurity advice, Keeping a pet pig or micro-pig
  • RSPCA provide guidance, Farm animals as pets, including care, diet, environment and the law for goats, pigs, chickens, ducks and geese


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