Farmer Tony bayles in his farrowing pens with his piglets and a sowTony Bayles © Tim Scrivener
Over the past few weeks the weather has been our main source of concern. The heat and humidity in this part of East Anglia has not been conducive to good pig production, with all areas of the unit put to the test. Pigs hate hot, humid weather – and so do the staff. It’s great though if you are on your holidays, I suppose. The gilts and growers have struggled to get comfortable as temperatures soared into the low 30s […]