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Older weaners cost?
« on: June 19, 2011, 05:06:58 pm »

I'm thinking of buying some weaners for the freezer from a local farmer with a very good reputation and I've checked them out. The trouble is that I cant buy them at 8 weeks as I will be going on holiday for a week, a fortnight after their 8 weeks old. No one will be around to look after them!  :pig: So I was wondering how much a pig increases per week from 8 to 12 ish weeks.



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Re: Older weaners cost?
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2011, 05:12:41 pm »
The breeder may well be able to hold them for you if you pay for their food, and a small amount for time and trouble - ask the breeder on this basis first, and then see what they come back with.  If they won't then that is not their fault, but always worth asking.
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Re: Older weaners cost?
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2011, 02:40:13 pm »
Most places charge a fiver a week to keep them extra as thats what it roughly costs to do so.
Mandy  :pig:


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Re: Older weaners cost?
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2011, 08:37:45 pm »
We have just held 3 weaners for 3 weeks for the same reason and charged a 5 a week if that helps


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Re: Older weaners cost?
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2011, 11:05:39 pm »

really big help  ;D


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