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hoggsbreath

  • Joined Dec 2010
market
« on: February 28, 2011, 10:40:17 pm »
i live close to the beds bucks and northants borders.does anyone know of a livestock market that sells pigs anywhere nearish.?.

oaklandspigs

  • Joined Nov 2009
  • East Sussex
    • OaklandsPigs
Re: market
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2011, 09:15:23 am »
Google "livestock market" and a location

Just did "livestock market northants" and got

http://www.laa.co.uk/market_details.php?RID=210

who appear to do pigs on saturday.

I would repeat my caveat in the other thread - you can get a bargain or a problem, and if you have other pigs, isolate any you buy in for a few weeks to reduce the risk that you don't introduce something.

Yes you can in many cases you can salvage a poor specimen, but having had a bad start it can take a long time and lots of food to get it to slaughter condition.  In some cases if its initial growth was stunted or it had a disease that checked it, it will never make it fully up.



« Last Edit: March 01, 2011, 09:22:36 am by oaklandspigs »
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hoggsbreath

  • Joined Dec 2010
Re: market
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2011, 10:32:06 pm »
thanks.

littlelisa

  • Joined Mar 2010
Re: market
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2011, 04:43:39 pm »
i got a £2 bargain yesterday :)

Hairy Hogs

  • Joined Feb 2011
Re: market
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2011, 07:35:17 pm »
You must be very near us then Hogsbreath!

Where abouts are you based?
Regards
Jason


hoggsbreath

  • Joined Dec 2010
Re: market
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2011, 01:34:24 pm »
newport pagnell.how about you.

 

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