Understanding the risk of producing pigs outdoors in protected drinking water zones is key to safeguarding not only the quality of drinking water, but the future of outdoor pig production. Drinking water sources, such as boreholes, have the potential to be contaminated with silt, faecal contaminants, nitrates and phosphates if sites for outdoor pig production are not managed correctly, says AHDB Pork. However, outdoor pig producers are largely unaware of the risks of establishing a unit on rented ground within […]