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rispainfarm

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Meishans in Scotland
« on: July 09, 2012, 01:30:26 pm »
Just to let you know the Meishans will be at Wigtown show, (no funny comments Robert :) ) along with GOS and we will be having a stand. So any scottish producers who wants to promote their pork, farm, herd etc please send your brochures etc to me and I will be happy to promote you to all an sundry. If you want my address, please email me lindafreelancejournalist@btinternet.com


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« Last Edit: July 09, 2012, 01:41:44 pm by rispainfarm »
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HappyHippy

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2012, 02:08:55 pm »
 :thumbsup:

Ladygrey

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2012, 02:13:09 pm »
I dont know if I sound stupid asking this  ??? but what is a Meishan? im guessing its a type of pig :)

rispainfarm

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2012, 02:15:20 pm »
Not a stupid question at all, yes they are a breed of pig.
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Ladygrey

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2012, 02:17:44 pm »
Just looked them up on google, they look amazing! very artistic!  :) and very interesting about how prolific they are!

Good luck with them :)

rispainfarm

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2012, 02:24:56 pm »
Thanks, it will be interesting thats for sure.
Author of Choosing and Keeping Pigs and Pigs for the Freezer, A Smallholders Guide

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Tamsaddle

  • Joined May 2011
  • Hampshire, near Portsmouth
Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2012, 02:28:47 pm »
There was a very long post on Meishans in the Pigs section of the Forum way back in January 2012 if you are interested.   Currently on p. 21, I think, and started 18 January.   Worth a read.  They are bred for their lard.   Tamsaddle

rispainfarm

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2012, 02:32:51 pm »
yes I started that. Unfortunately may not have the same name as my computer has wiped all the usernames and passwords so i had to re-register again today. i tried to remember my username but couldn't quite remeber exactly, so I put something similar............oh dementia is definately setting in
Author of Choosing and Keeping Pigs and Pigs for the Freezer, A Smallholders Guide

www.porkyquines.co.uk
http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/linda-mcdonald-brown/23/ab6/4a7/

Tamsaddle

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  • Hampshire, near Portsmouth
Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2012, 02:36:17 pm »
It was the same name as the one you are using now!   Tamsaddle

rispainfarm

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2012, 02:39:02 pm »
lol thats ok, I tried to find the post to check but couldn't, don't think I went far enough back.
Author of Choosing and Keeping Pigs and Pigs for the Freezer, A Smallholders Guide

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SallyintNorth

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2012, 05:09:13 pm »
lol thats ok, I tried to find the post to check but couldn't, don't think I went far enough back.
Searched "Meishan" in "Pigs" - found it no bother
http://www.accidentalsmallholder.net/forum/index.php?topic=20838.0
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rispainfarm

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2012, 05:41:19 pm »
weird, I put meishan in but nothing came back, must of spelt it wrong  :(
Author of Choosing and Keeping Pigs and Pigs for the Freezer, A Smallholders Guide

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robert waddell

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #12 on: July 11, 2012, 11:27:48 pm »
what do you mean about funny comments Lynda   it was a healthy discusson as i remember :farmer:

rispainfarm

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2012, 12:55:45 pm »
That was a joke Robert, will you be coming to Wigtown?  :)
Author of Choosing and Keeping Pigs and Pigs for the Freezer, A Smallholders Guide

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robert waddell

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Re: Meishans in Scotland
« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2012, 01:29:48 pm »
what to see meishams          depends on a lot of things       it is over 30 years since i was last down in wigton :farmer:

 

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