Roadhogs Recruitment Celebrates 30 Years in the British Pig Industry

At Roadhogs Recruitment, we have been assisting British and international pig farmers with recruiting staff since 1990. This month, we celebrate thirty years in the industry! The only recruiter in the UK to specialise solely in pig enterprises, we have been sourcing Permanent Staff of all abilities and temporary Relief Cover to producers and secured…

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Ladies in Pigs – Debbie Wilson Interview

Ladies in Pigs

We chat to Debbie Wilson, chairwoman of Ladies in Pigs, about their not-for-profit organisation that aims to educate people on the benefits of British farming and British pork. Here she chats to us about high farming standards, the healthy benefits of pork and why encouraging young people and women into agriculture is hugely important the…

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Women in Pigs – Harriet Bartlett

We continue with our series of interviews with inspirational women in the Pig Industry.Always looking to encourage more people into the field, we’re highlighting female producers, business owners scientists and decision-makers that are shaping a new and progressive pig industry future. Up next is an interview with Harriet Bartlett, a PhD candidate at the University…

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Women in Pigs – Anna Longthorp

We’re always looking to encourage people into the Pig Industry and have discovered many talented people in the thirty years we’ve been in it. Now, we’d like to showcase ‘women in pigs’ and chat to females across the industry. Discovering insights from pioneering farmers to stock women, scientists and pork producers, we’re now on a…

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Clive’s ‘Wellies-On’ Approach to Pig Stockmanship

Our pig expert Clive Searson, can’t quite believe that he recently completed working on his 70th pig unit since his career began almost forty years ago. A major achievement for the industry, he has spent his entire career working on numerous indoor and outdoor pig farms spanning 13 counties! So, where did it all start?…

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Interview Hints & Tips

Know Your Audience Research the farm and job and where you have to go.Be prepared and be on time.Not too early and definitely not late! Positivity is Key Showing positivity, enthusiasm and appreciation of the interviewer(s) time when you first meet is a great way to make a great first impression. Show Interest You MUST…

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Roadhogs Relief Pig Specialist Interview

At Roadhogs, our Relief Pig Specialists are sent across the UK to work on various indoor and outdoor pig farms. From helping out during busy periods to covering holidays and sickness, our relief team help with continuity, staffing issues and offer their broad pig farming knowledge. We chat to Oliver Lightfoot, one of our Roadhogs…

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Pigs in blankets, pig hydration, Xmas jumpers, new pig industry jobs & cheeky pigs!

snow pig

The Pig Site has sound advice on keeping pigs hydrated this winter to optimise piglet production. Read it here! New Job in SuffolkAn exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic outdoor pig stockperson to work on a breeding-to-weaning unit in Suffolk. Norfolk-based chippy is offering foot-long battered pigs in blankets to lucky patrons. Want one?…

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Snaffling Pig, CV Hints & Tips, NPA and New Pig Industry JOBS!

For over 3o years, we have been helping pig stock men and women to secure jobs on pig farms across the UK and beyond. One thing that we have learned is that your CV can make the difference between getting an interview and being added to the reject pile.Here are our tips for writing a…

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Roadhogs Recruitment: CV Hints & Tips

For over 3o years, we have been helping pig stock men and women to secure jobs on pig farms across the UK and beyond.One thing that we have learned is that your CV can make the difference between getting an interview and being added to reject pile. Here are our tips for writing a precise…

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Roadhogs Newsletter – New Jobs, West End Farm, Farming Grants, NPA Awards & more!

Welcome to the Roadhogs Newsletter.Featuring the latest jobs, pig industry news, insights, funnies, opportunities and more! Cameron Naughton of West End Farm in Wiltshire was one of the first pig farmers in Britain to sign up to RSPCA’s Assured labelling scheme. Determined to raise pigs differently, RSPCA look on, after 25 years, at their high…

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Roadhogs Newsletter – NPA Awards, ASF, Charity Art & NEW Jobs

Suffolk based artist, Kate Batchelor, is creating 100 drawings in a 100 days to raise funds for YANA Project which helps farmers and farm workers with stress and mental health.  Interesting article about Kenniford Farm in Devon, who have decided to move to weaning piglets at 35 days instead of 28. This change has been reported…

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Roadhogs Newsletter – Pig Industry News, Events, Courses & Jobs!

Roadhogs Recruitment NewsletterSharing Pig Industry News, Jobs, Events, Courses & more! Brilliant news from our favourite no-frills supermarket Lidl who have pledged to spend over £15bn on British produce over the next five years according to Farmers Weekly. Will other shops follow suit? Let’s wait and see! We’re members of the NPA, but did you know that membership is…

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In Conversation with our Pig Specialists

Pig Specialist

At Roadhogs, our in-house Pig Specialist team are sent across the UK to work on various indoor and outdoor pig farms. Each day can vary greatly on placements, which can last one week to several months at a time. Our pig specialists get to discover new areas in the UK, work on different pig farming…

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Meet our Pig Specialists

trevor with piglets

We chat to Roadhogs Pig Specialist, Trevor Warren, about an entire career working with pigs and how joining our relief team has given him the freedom to live up and down the country.

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Life as a Pig Specialist

At Roadhogs, we specialise in staffing for the UK pig industry. As well as working closely with farmers and producers, we have a diverse bank of staff of all levels of experience on hand to support pig farmers across the UK and beyond.

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