All concrete floor slats used in pig houses in England will have to comply with the dimension requirements set out in pig welfare legislation no later than 1 January 2012. It is possible that some floor slats will not be compliant due to minor damage, or their critical dimensions exceed permitted manufacturing tolerances.
BPEX is investigating potential
solutions with a long term field trial evaluation of possible
remedial treatment products which bring slats within the required dimensions.
Suppliers and manufacturers of
products and equipment are invited to make submissions to be included within the
Pig keepers with slats which may not
comply are invited to make a request to BPEX to put their sites forward for
appropriate scale trial work subject to suitability.
For further details please contact
BPEX at email@example.com
Closing date for applications
is 31 July 2012.