Whats on your pigs menu?

You could probably call Todd Ilasivell and his wife Janette accidental farmers. The couple were living a busy urban life when they inherited Janette’s parents’ farm on the outskirts of Hastings. The Haswells were keen to give farming a go and turned what had been a small working farm — first with dairy cows and then sheep — into a lifestyle block.

“We’ve ended up leasing out 50 acres to a local grower, and the rest of the space we use to play around with. We’ve got a couple of cows, some chooks and three pigs, and soon we’ll add

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Time of full moon

Not everyone is enamoured with pigs. I say they are an acquired taste, preferably with eggs in the morning. The Vet is ambivalent- it’s another animal and somewhere in his years of tertiary training he has learnt about its biology, physiology, reproduction, and as with such a lot of veterinary issues, its diet and digestive tract.

But for Stanley, out the back of beyond living on 20ha of organised chaos, pigs are a passion. Pretty hard to put an age on Stanley, a bachelor by choice, though not necessarily his own. It’s just no woman in her right mind would

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How many haulage companies owe their existence to pigs? Michael Marshall tells us all about one.

It all started with pigs over 60 years ago. when in 1951. David Taylor had his first herd at the family farm near Bland-ford Forum.

The Taylor family have been farmers for generations and in 1867 moved to the Dorset village of Pimperne. Yard Farm was purchased in 1911 and David William Taylor was born on May 18,1921, at the Manor House in the village. During the Second World War he served in the Tank Regiment, seeing action in North Africa.

He returned to Pimperne in 1946 and took over Yard Farm from his mother the following year. The farm

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DEATH from Above

The small helicopter dipped and swayed in the gusting wind as I leaned out the left side of the cabin, peering over the skid to keep the hogs in sight. They ran along a rocky livestock trail, flashing in and out of view in the brushy Hill Country’ of central Texas. There were eight pigs in this group, and I shouldered the Colt AR-15 as Kyle Lange brought the chopper within 40 yards of the bunch. The tops of mesquites and live oaks and junipers seemed to blur past inches below my feet as I struggled to center the red

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Pig Farm for 480 thousand heads discovered in the district of the Pskov region Nevel

June 1 Nevel district of Pskov region was the opening of the first stage of the pig-breeding complex for 480,000 pigs a year. Currently built 2 otkormochnika and 1 speaker. Grandparents pigs (1.5 thousand head) imported from Denmark. Advise the whole process specialists from France.

Overall, 12 sites are under construction pig, 6 of which will be built in the direction of Nevel — Usvyaty another 6 — at the Kiev highway. One area involves the content of 26,500 pigs at a time. In the middle of next year, it is assumed that the waitstaff pig-breeding complex

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Pig Production in Khakassia rises to a new level

In the Republic of Khakassia more than 200 farms of mixed type containing the number of pigs three farms can be attributed to the mean — KFH Topoev Beysky district — 765 head, KFH Haustov Beysky district — 753 head and the SEC "Union" Ust-Abaknsky district — 380 head.

An example of the active development of the pig industry in Khakassia — is a farm of Ust-Abakan District KFH Sarajevo is considered the largest in the country. At present, the number of pigs has reached 1,477 goals. According to experts of Ministry of Agriculture, pig-breeding farm is rightly considered the

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In Kostroma region established industrial slaughterhouse

In Kostroma region ended with the implementation of another investment project in the field of agriculture. Commissioned agro processing pigs and cattle JSC "Shuvalovo."

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Investment in the construction of the facility was $ 83 million. This is the first commercial slaughter in the Kostroma region with 40 pigs / hour and 10 cattle / hour.

The future plans of the investor — the increase in the production of pork in half and expand the range of products.

In the Krasnodar region opened a modern cattle complex in growing pigs

September 14. Ltd. "divisibility" opens in Art. Kalinin plant breeding and breeding pigs for breeding. The complex is designed for 3,200 sows with a single loading skotomest 40,000 and an annual production of 60,000 head. In the short time since the importation of livestock here already received nearly 40,000 pigs. With access to the full capacity of the average annual production of meat was five and a half tons.

Investments — 1.4 billion rubles., Of which 1.1 billion rubles. — Agricultural Bank loan. The current production capacity of the company — 80 000 pigs per year

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Pig Farm for 480 thousand heads discovered in the district of the Pskov region Nevel

June 1 Nevel district of Pskov region was the opening of the first stage of the pig-breeding complex for 480,000 pigs a year. Currently built 2 otkormochnika and 1 speaker. Grandparents pigs (1.5 thousand head) imported from Denmark. Advise the whole process specialists from France.

Overall, 12 sites are under construction pig, 6 of which will be built in the direction of Nevel — Usvyaty another 6 — at the Kiev highway. One area involves the content of 26,500 pigs at a time. In the middle of next year, it is assumed that the waitstaff pig-breeding complex

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On Sakhalin brought purebred pigs

Purebred pigs were brought to Sakhalin. Three-month pigs came from the Oryol region.  Breed "landrace" and "body" shall plant in the two farms LLC "Prodagro" (Yuzhno-Sakhalin region) Ltd and CK "Silgospprodukt" (Okha).

Three-month piglets well tolerated long flight, and were sent to the farm. In the future, this youngsters to become breeding boars and provide updated breed in these pork facilities.

This event was made possible thanks to the support provided to agricultural producers, as part of the long-term target program "Development of Agriculture in the Sakhalin Region 2013 — 2020

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