Vegetarians International Voice for Animals


1. Lean, I.J. Pigs. Management and Welfare of Farm Animals, 1994, UFAW.

2. Farm Animal Welfare Council, May 1996, Report on the Welfare of Pigs Kept Outdoors

3. Arey, D. Tail Biting in Pigs. Farm Building Progress, July 1991, 105: 20-23

4. Stolba, A & Wood-Gush, DGM. The Behaviour of Pigs in a Semi-Natural Environment. Animal Production, 1989, 48: 419-425

5. Pearce, C.A. Behaviour and Indices of Welfare in Growing/Finishing Pigs kept in straw-flow, bare-concrete, full-slats and deep-straw. PhD Thesis 1993. University of Aberdeen.

6. McKinnon, A.J. et al. Behaviour of Groups of Weaner Pigs in three different housing systems. British Veterinary Journal. 1989. 145: 367-372.

7. Stevenson, P. 'For Their Own Good'; A Study of Animal Mutilations. 1994. CIWF Trust.

8. Van Putten, G. An Investigation into Tail-Biting among Fattening Pigs. British Veterinary Journal. 1969. 125: 511-517.

9. Scientist Warn About GM Timebomb for Pigs. Pig Farming. April 1999

10. 5-point plan to ensure there is Life after Antibiotics. Pig Farming. April 1999

11. Unexpected Rise in Prices offers many Challenges. Pig Farming. April 1999

12. Pig Producers may Pay Price of Reform. Pig Farming. April 1999

13. Release the Pressure. Pig Farming. April 1999

14. Growth Enhancers; the cost of Omission. Pig Farming. April 1999

15. Hidden Ills. Pig Farming. April 1999

16. Disease Control. Pig Farming. July 1997

17. Danes fight back on Food Safety Grounds. Pig Farming. September 1998

18. Five-step plan for Survival. Pig Farming. August 1998

19. Enzymes. Pig Farming. November 1998

20. Exeter University report - UK Pig Industry is Changing Hands Rapidly. Pig Farming. August 1998

21. The Standard, FABPigs, Issue 2

22. Freedom in the Farrowing House. Pig Farming. September 1998

23. The Continental Approach to Weaning. Pig Farming. February 1999

24a. Looking after Pigs. National Farmers Union. August 1998.

24b. Links between Nutrition and Foraging Probed. Pig Farming. July 1998

25. Biosecurity is set to meet latest Disease Challenges. Pig Farming. July 1998

26. Management and Nutrition may be way to stop Habit. Pig farming. April 1998

27. Agriculture in the UK, MAFF, 1998

28. A Pocketful of Meat Facts, 1999, Economics, Meat and Livestock Commission

29. Harvey, J and Mason, L., The Use and Misuse of Antibiotics in Agriculture, Soil Association, Dec 1998

30. Baroness Hayman, Minister of State (Lords), MAFF, letter to Viva!, 21 Dec 2000

31. Salmonella Affects Thousands of Pigs, Daily Telegraph, 7 Dec 2000

32. Taylor, DJ. (Professor of Veterinary Bacteriology and Public Health, Glasgow University), Pig diseases, 7th edition, 1999, self-published

33. Mouttottou, N et al., Prevalence and Distribution of Foot Lesions in Finishing Pigs in SW England. Vet. Rec. 1141, 115-120, 1997

34. Swine fever hits Pig Farms, The Guardian, 12 August 2000

35. School dinners link to infected bugs, The Guardian, 1 March 2001

36. Disease trail led to this Squalid Farm. The Guardian, 24 February 2001

37. The farmer at the centre of the crisis now gripping agriculture. The Guardian, 24 February 2001

38. The Making of an Epidemic. The Guardian, 27 February 2001

39. Farmers in Fear as Nightmare Scenario Unfolds. Daily Express, 26 February 2001

40. How our Farmers Sowed their very Own Downfall. The Observer, 25 February 2001

41. Given time, animals recover from this infectious disease. Instead they are all slaughtered. Why? Daily Express, 3 March 2001

42. Step by Step Guide to this Animal Killer. Daily Express, 3 March 2001

43. RSPCA Welfare Standards for Pigs, June 2000

44. The UK Pig Industry, House of Commons Agriculture Committee, 26 January 1999

45. Meat and Livestock Commission (Tony Fowler, Economist, MLC) communication with Juliet Gellatley, Viva!, 17/8/98

46. Jane Jordan, of Pig Farming Magazine, communication with Juliet Gellatley, January 1997

47. Practical Outdoor Pig Production, Farming Press Video

48. Exeter University, survey of UK pig farming, 1998

49. Pig Yearbook 1998, Meat and Livestock Commission

50. Pig In Hell, a visual indictment of Britain’s factory farms. Viva! 2001

51. Pig In Hell, Viva!LIFE 10, Viva! Winter 1999

52. The Welfare of Pigs. Eurogroup for Animal Welfare, 2000

53. Letters from Ben Bradshaw, MAFF to Viva! supporters in 2000 and 2001

54. Abbott, TA et al; Survey of Farrowing Management of Outdoor Pig production Systems; Proceedings of the 14th Congress, Bologna, Italy, 7-10

July 1996

55. The Future of the Farrowing Crate, Far Eastern Agriculture, Nov 1996

56. Freedom in the Farrowing House, Pig Farming, Sept. 1998

57. Gregory, NG, Animal Welfare and Meat Science. CABI Publishing, 1998

58. Supermarket’s grip on farmers to be smashed. The Observer, 4 March 2001

59. Nutritional key to controlling mystery diseases. Pig Farming, November 2000

60. Veterinary Medicines Directorate, personal communication, 2 March 2001

61. Young, R. et al The Use and Misuse of Antibiotics in UK Agriculture, part 2: Antibiotic resistance and Human Health, August 1999

62. A Review of Antimicrobial Resistance in the Food Chain, MAFF, 1998

63. Report on Microbial Antibiotic Resistance in relation to Food Safety, Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food, 1999

64. Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring, WHO, October 1997

65. Opinion of the Steering Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance, European Commission, 28 May 1999

66. Antimicrobials, Responsible Use of a Precious Resource, NFU 1998

67. House of Lords, Evidence. Resistance to Antibiotics and other Antimicrobial agents. 1998, London, The Stationery Office

68. Masson, J, The Secret Life of the Pig: the Emotional World of Farm Animals. Random House, to be published March, 2002

69. Scours, Pig Farming, May 1998

70. Antibiotics in Agriculture Briefing, Soil Association, 2001