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davaopete

  • Joined Dec 2018
newbie pigfarmer
« on: February 10, 2019, 11:22:28 am »
hello to all

imstarting a new venture out in the philipines , we have acquired the land and are currently having pens built as I type , the rough plan is to start with 5 sows and grow from there , I have an experienced farm worker to help , so im doing a lot of reading at the moment and will be asking lots of stupid questions , I am still in the UK and plan to be living out there full time by November

regards
Davao Pete
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nimbusllama

  • Joined Nov 2010
  • Near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Re: newbie pigfarmer
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2019, 08:38:56 am »
Hello and welcome to the best site around!  :wave: Hope your new venture goes well  :thumbsup:

Perris

  • Joined Mar 2017
  • Gower
Re: newbie pigfarmer
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2019, 05:12:44 pm »
hello! and good luck!

alang

  • Joined Nov 2017
  • Morayshire
Re: newbie pigfarmer
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2019, 08:21:31 pm »
Welcome to the forum Pete.

Good luck in your venture. One thing i would definitely do before you go out is read up on bio-security. We've had talks in the company i work for regarding the African Swine Fever disease sweeping across Asia, Eastern Europe and down into Belgium. It's a scary prospect.

Don't be scared to ask questions on here. There are some fantastically knowledgeable people on here (myself not including)
I'm not scared to be seen, I make no apologies. This is me!

Mad Goatwoman of Madeley

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: newbie pigfarmer
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2019, 10:21:19 pm »
 :wave: and welcome to TAS forum. Remember, the only silly question is the one you don't ask.

 

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