Posts Tagged ‘pig industry’

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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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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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 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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