Author Archives: Andrew Servini

Royal Welsh Spring Festival

Royal Welsh Spring Festival starts on Saturday.

Lots on the cards- Large number of pigs in the show, Farming Connect have a series of demonstrations with our president Bob Stevenson, Our stand will be dispensing teas and coffee and we have activities for children.

Members can collect a free membership card entitling them to free refreshments at all the shows we attend.

AND, we are launching our Junior pig handling competition ending with the championship at the Winter Fair. We have Pig Agility back by popular demand.

We will have a folder with pigs for sale in it. If you have any for sale, please bring photo and description on A4 sheet and a poly pocket awaits.

On Saturday evening we have a get together at the stand from 5.30 onwards with a shared buffet. Bring a chair, drink and food to share. We will have some entertainment-. See you all there!!

Pig Keepers Education Day

Wales & Border Counties Pig Breeders Association
Sunday 28th February 2016 – Pig Keepers Education Day

For all pig keepers, new and experienced.

FULL DAY TRAINING & VISITS INCLUDING LUNCH

Meet at Leysters Village Hall HR6 OHP, 10.30 for 11am

TRAINING DVD
Followed by discussion & questions

TWO-COURSE LUNCH in Village Hall, then

FARM VISIT to WELSH PIG BREEDING UNIT
SEPARATE VISIT TO FINISHING UNIT
Ending about 3.30pm

Please wear CLEAN footwear suitable for a farm walk
Cost for the day, including lunch and refreshments –
Members of W&BC PBA £10,
Non-members £25 (includes a year’s subscription to W&BC PBA)

Places must be booked in advance –
Dave Lang 01597 860211 / Chris Bemand 01568 750461
(To book and/or for more details)

The day includes: –
Introduction to pig keeping, regulations, health & safety,
breeding, AI, showing, tattooing, notching, and more