HC Deb 21 April 1955 vol 540 c17W
Sir A. Bossom

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make it a rule that in the interests of identification pigs should be slap marked on both sides, as is already being done in many areas.

Mr. Amory

The slap marking of pigs certified alive for guarantee is soon to be abandoned in favour of a mark in the right ear. I have no control over producers' private marks, but they should not be such as to cause confusion with my Department's certification mark.

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