Tip of the Month

Tip of the Month – Pig keeping advice, tips and information.

Time for a Spring Clean

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Throw away all your old paper pig licences; you can no longer use them. All movements must be set up on line with the new on line reporting system. Visit www.eaml2.org.uk to register on line. Or phone 0844 335 8400. … Continue reading

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Breed Standards

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Before purchasing pigs for breeding you should study the breed standard so you have a good idea what to look for in individual breeds. You can find out more about breed standards and much more about the selection of pigs … Continue reading

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Show Time

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Whilst we are still a couple of months away from the first shows of the season the earlier shows will already have their schedules ready. A calendar of shows can be found on the British Pig Association site. If you … Continue reading

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“Ark” the Herald Angel sings, Beddings wet and pigs need wings!

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With all the wet weather keeping the bedding in your arks clean and dry for as long as possible can be a problem. Even with plenty of thought to placing arks on higher, well drained ground the constant rain of … Continue reading

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Christmas Preparations

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Be prepared for Xmas and New Year when your supplier of pig feed will be closed for several days. You don’t want to be feeding left over mince pies and Christmas cake to your pigs because you have run out … Continue reading

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