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Small-Scale Producers

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The industry is made up of a huge variety of production systems with herds ranging from just a handful of sows to thousands. Each of these businesses has an important part to play in the overall success of the industry, whether it’s commercial lines or rare breeds it is important to know that the support and information is out there.

Pig Clubs

AHDB Pork and the British Pig Association (BPA) are working together to bring three new pig clubs to the south, specifically aimed at the small-scale producer.

The next meetings will be taking place in Newbury, Exeter and Sussex during February 2018. The events are free of charge and everyone is welcome, a meal will also be provided.


Newbury

What: AHDB’s Nicky Gumery will be giving an introduction to the eAML2 team and providing a quick look at the electronic medicines book (eMB) and the Disease Charter, with plenty of opportunity for Q&A. There will also be updates from the British Pig Association (BPA).

When: Wednesday 21 February at 6:30pm

WhereThe Hilton Hotel M4, Chieveley Services RG20 8XY

 

Exeter

What: AHDB’s Nicky Gumery will be giving an introduction to the eAML2 team and providing a quick look at the electronic medicines book (eMB) and the Disease Charter, with plenty of opportunity for Q&A. There will also be updates from the British Pig Association (BPA). 

When: Thursday 22 February at 6:30pm

Where: The Gipsy Hill Hotel, Exeter EX1 3RN


Sussex

What: AHDB’s Nicky Gumery will be giving an introduction to the eAML2 team and providing a quick look at the electronic medicines book (eMB) and the Disease Charter, with plenty of opportunity for Q&A. There will also be updates from the British Pig Association (BPA). 

When: Tuesday 27 February at 6:30pm

Where: Cisswood House Hotel, Horsham RH13 6NF 

To register: Email ke.events@ahdb.org.uk or call 01904 771212 with the names and contact details of each delegate. Please note that booking closes a week before each event.


In addition to AHDB Pork publications and services, the following links provide useful information more specific to small scale pig keeping.

If you require assistance other than the above please contact your regional KE Manager. Click here for details.