Hi Rhys, I have a smallholding in mid Wales also and kept pigs. It might be worth you popping down to the annual winter fair in Builth Wells. I’m sure there are pig breeders there, however If I remember most of them are of the Welsh breed. Best of luck with starting your concept though.
Originally posted by rhys1471
I have recently obtained some land (5 acres) in which i want to breed pedigree Gloucester Old Spots. I am looking for a supplier in Mid Wales who would sell me a sow and possibly some weaners to get the who concept started. As most who read this are probably living in England, if you could answer some of these questions i would be very grateful:
How much will it roughly cost to buy weaners and a sow?
Have you any tips on the best way to get started?
What is the pig to land ratio?