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Pedigree Pigs

Your elected breed representative is there to help you and answer your questions. Click here to visit our breeds page and select your breed to get your representatives contact details.

Instructions for some of our on-line services are available further down this page.

Buying a Pedigree Pig - Make sure you are buying the real thing
Owning a Pedigree Pig - Your responsibilities and legal obligations
Owning a Pedigree Pig - Farm Health Planning-healthy pigs are happy pigs
Joining the BPA - Membership benefits
Pedigree Breeding - The First Steps
Pedigree Breeding - The Next Generation

Pedigree Breeding - Frequently asked Questions including ID
Exporting Pedigree Pigs - Certification and Promotion

There are a number of forms that members may wish to download frequently.

Membership Application
Current Pedigree Charges
Junior Pig Club Membership form
Data Protection  Statement
Pedigree Pork Scheme Application Form
Order Form for Birth Registrations and Herd Book Registrations
Guidelines on Completing Birth Notification
Herd Book Registration guidelines

Export Application Form

Your birth notified pigs automatically appear in website searches until 26 weeks of age. After this you have to select the ones you want to be advertised. Your personal details will only appear if you have signed our Data Protection form. 

For instructions on how to use the member's area and pedigree pigs for sale listings, please select one of the Acrobat PDF files.

Print your own Pedigree Certificates
Issue your own form numbers (package subs paid by Direct Debit only)
On-line birth notifications (purebred)
On line notifications (crossbred)
On-line registrations and transfers 
Print your meat certificates on-line
Advertise registered pigs and boars for hire
   Check your membership details
   Kill off pigs in your herd

If you have given us details of your own website this will appear as a link. If you do not have your own website you can set up a page on the BPA website. See below for details.

Details of our members webpage scheme can be found here.
Members' web pages hosted on the BPA website are listed here.



Online Herdbook

Select a breed to see a list of all registered animals and ownership details.



Members' Area

Log in here to change your details or update the lists of your stock.



Search for Pigs

Select a county or region for a list of pedigree pigs that may now be for sale.




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Advice on buying your first pig (including accepted identification)
Pedigree Semen and AI
Forms for download
BPA Advertisements and how to sign up
Interactive Services
(see links above)
DEFRA "Breeds at Risk" Register 

  Need to contact the BPA?
-mail us at bpa@britishpigs.org. Our office number is 01223 845100, or click here for our full details.
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