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10 February 2021

High Demand for Berkshires

We are currently experiencing a high demand for Berkshire breeding stock. Following the onset of Covid last year many breeders sold off their show stock which meant that breeding animals were in short supply. We anticipate this to be the same again this year. The survey results when they get published in March will show that many of our lines have…

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Nuffield Farming Scolarship

16 January 2021

Nuffield Farming Scolarship

LEADING POSITIVE CHANGE IN AGRICULTURE … The Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust is a charity organisation whose aim is to bring positive change to agriculture through the development of its future leaders, sending them overseas to learn from others and helping them share their brilliant ideas when they return home. Since 1947, we have awarded…

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Ladies in Pigs

16 January 2021

Ladies in Pigs

Ladies in pigs are celebrating their 30th year, they have a great new website, which is full of information and recipes. They work very hard to promote British pigs and pork, working with schools and their promotional van attends many shows. It's well worth a look!

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Red Tractor

16 January 2021

Red Tractor

Not sure how many of you are members of the Red Tractor Scheme, have a read and see what you think … https://redtractor.org.uk/dig-a-little-deeper/news/red-tractor-asks-farmers-to-help-shape-future-standards/

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BPA Bloodline Survey

16 November 2020

BPA Bloodline Survey

From the BPA: We have launched the 2020 Bloodline Survey. This is a vital part of our conservation programme. We need to know which pigs are alive and which pigs are not so that we can monitor both numbers of breeding pigs but also the genetic diversity within each breed. Please log onto the members area of the BPA website to complete your survey…

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BPA Essential Travel Letter

2 November 2020

BPA Essential Travel Letter

I have attached the BPA essential travel letter 

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Essential Travel Letter

2 November 2020

Essential Travel Letter

Link to the AHDB website for keywork/essential travel letter … You will need to adapt for your own situation … https://ahdb.org.uk/knowledge-library/coronavirus-essential-travel-letter-template

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AHDB Midweek Meal campaign to resume with ‘One Pot’ pulled pork focus

12 October 2020

AHDB Midweek Meal campaign to resume with ‘One Pot’ pulled pork focus

Promote the great taste of Berkshire Pork …   … http://www.pig-world.co.uk/news/ahdb-midweek-meal-to-resume-with-one-pot-pulled-pork-focus.html

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RBST Newsletter

30 September 2020

RBST Newsletter

Sign up for RBST Newletter, which has information on all rare breeds … https://www.rbst.org.uk/rbst-scienctific-e-newsletter

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Advice on Moving Pigs

29 September 2020

Advice on Moving Pigs

I am sure that you have all had some "serious fun" when moving pigs, take a look at ADHB website, for advice and suggestions … https://ahdb.org.uk/knowledge-library/moving-and-handling-pigs?

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