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Pig welfare
Husbandry and  healthcare of pet  and smallholder  pigs
  1. Helen Williams and
  2. Amy Gillespie
  1. Leahurst Farm Animal Practice, School of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool, Chester High Road, Leahurst, Neston
    CH64 7TE
  1. E-mail: helen.williams{at}

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THERE is a paucity of information on the husbandry of pet and smallholder pigs in England. There has been an increase in the number of clients with pet and smallholder pigs registered with the Leahurst Farm Animal Practice over the past five years. The frequent requests for assistance with such animals from other veterinary surgeons suggest this is a common trend across the …

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