Pigs and Poultry Livestock

The Livestock Programme will be split into two levels and will cover the following topics: 

Programme Level

Livestock Pigs Meeting Topics

Livestock Poultry Meeting Topics

Entry Level

Health and Welfare


Pig Management and handling

Pig diseases 

Work towards Sustainable Land Management Outcomes

Health and Welfare


Nutrient/Manure Management

Red Mite Management

Egg Contracts

Advanced Level

Cost of Production

Adding Value

Supply Chains

Alternative Feeds


Waste Management

Energy Usage 

Range Management 



*Please note these may be adapted to suit group members and farming systems 


Delivery Method

  • Members will be split into regional groups (where possible). 
  • Meetings will be delivered as:
    • 3 x On-farm meetings (3-4 hours) 
    • 1x Virtual meeting (1-2 hours).
    • 1x 1-2-1 session with each farmer
  • Sector specific WhatsApp Group to facilitate discussion and idea sharing between meetings will be created
  • Key Performance Indicators will be measured to tailor meetings to the group needs and to help encourage change and improvement.