Health, welfare, guidelines and requirements for piggeries in Queensland.


Industry in Queensland

Learn about running a successful piggery, including start-up costs and production planning.

Nutrition and feed

Learn how to balance your pig herd’s nutritional requirements.

Health and welfare

Keeping your pigs safe, healthy and well.


Methods to successfully implement a breeding program in your piggery.


Designing accommodation for pigs that meets the requirements of the welfare code.

Environmental management

Find out what approvals and regulations you need to follow when operating a piggery.

Moving pigs

Find out about legal requirements for transporting pigs in Queensland.

Branding pigs

Read how all pigs of 30kg or more (live weight) must bear a registered brand (tattoo) before being sold in Queensland. Find out how to register a pig brand.