Tony Bayles in a straw pen with some piglets© Tim Scrivener
The recent hot, humid weather has made life uncomfortable for both stock and staff alike.  Fortunately the pig slowly adapts to most circumstances and the issues relating to the heat such as reduced appetite, reluctance to come into heat and lack of interest in suckling piglets are now easing. The upside to the hot weather has been a reduction in the amount of heat required in the farrowing pen. I look forward to the reduced electricity account. As there are […]