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  • Richard Bows

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    Name
    Richard Bows
    Organisation
    AHDB Pork KE
    Job Title
    KE Manager - North
    Introduction

    Richard spent the first 10 years of his working life on the family mixed farm then later became head stockman on a nucleus unit for Cotswold Pigs. He then spent 22 years managing a 750-sow breeding unit for Ermine Farms.

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    cell 07816 941 223
  • Angela Cliff

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    Name
    Angela Cliff
    Organisation
    AHDB Pork KE
    Job Title
    KE Manager - Midlands
    Introduction

    Angela graduated from Newcastle University with an Honours degree in agriculture and spent 10 years in pig production before returning to Aberdeen university to take an MSc in pig production. Since then she has worked with two breeding companies as technical support for AI and reproduction, before joining the AHDB Pork technical team in 2006.

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    cell 07967 788 484
  • Kate Mellor

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    Name
    Kate Mellor
    Organisation
    AHDB Pork KE
    Job Title
    KE Senior Manager
    Introduction

    After studying agriculture at college, Kate then did some work with Quality Assurance. She comes from a farming background and before joining AHDB Pork was running the family farm which included a 1000 sow outdoor breeding unit.

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    cell 07973 701 202
  • Andrew Palmer

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    Name
    Andrew Palmer
    Organisation
    AHDB Pork KE
    Job Title
    KE Manager - East
    Introduction

    Andrew has worked in the pig Industry for more than 40 years starting on a family farm then, after agricultural college, as a stockperson working towards department head and unit manager  of both indoor and outdoor units. From there he went on to a fieldsman role looking after several units including nucleus, outdoor and gilt rearing leading onto his current role with AHDB Pork.

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    cell 07976 443 454
  • Mike Shattock

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    Name
    Mike Shattock
    Organisation
    AHDB Pork KE
    Job Title
    KE Manager - South
    Introduction

    Mike joins the team having left his 250-sow farrow-to-finish unit in South Africa, which is now being managed by his son. He also spent time in the commercial world, selling creep feed, vitamins and minerals to on-farm mixers and managed a dairy farm in the early years of his career.

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    cell 07990 441699