June 15, 2022
Tune in for the replay of the Dom Charman event where he talks about
- Factors affecting meat quality on-farm and in the abattoir.
- The general slaughter process.
- Slaughter impacts on meat quality.
- FSA rules and regs on setting up and operating your own butchery.
Dom has 20 years in the pig industry, working across the globe with pig farmers on small and extensive indoor and outdoor systems. He has a wealth of knowledge on the slaughter process and Food hygiene requirements. He has also worked closely with the APHA on a number of initiatives and Abattoir designs and efficiencies.
May 12, 2022
Kim visits Scrubditch Care Farm and Talks to Emma Costley-White about the OSB and therapeutic farm-based activities for adults and young people with learning difficulties, challenging behaviour, and mental health problems.
March 17, 2022
Tune for the latest news from the charity, and we replay our March event on Sow Nutrition for Pregnancy, Farrowing, and Weaning with Victoria Phillips Bsc Msc. Victoria has worked in the animal feed industry for over 20 years. Her qualifications and experience in all aspects of feed production make her a leading advisor in nutrition, feed safety, and mill production to feed businesses and farmers.
You can view the slides for Victoria's presentation here
June 10, 2021
In this episode, we hear the reply of the pig nutrition event we held in May 2021 where we were very lucky to have Victoria Philips (leading Pig Nutritionist) talk to us about feeding our pigs for efficiency, plus there's our regular news update with some info on our farrowing stats.
You can download the slides for Victoria presentation here
May 14, 2021
In this episode we replay the AI talk with Lucia Gregson,a well-attended event with lots of great info on AI and pigs. Plus the usual news.
April 18, 2021
A replay of the charity event where we invited Emily Boyce from AHDB, who is one of their Pork Knowledge Exchange managers, to find out more about AHDB pork and how they help small scale producers like us. Plus regular news spot
March 15, 2021
In this podcast, we have a replay of the recent charity hosted event. OSBPG Supporter and Commerical Pig Vet Louise Blenkhorn talks to us about farrowing, from the days leading up, to when to intervene, Mastitis and much much more
February 14, 2021
In this episode, we replay the Scot EID talk with Bob Yuill and Josie Firth hosted in early February, plus usual news and upcoming events.
January 23, 2021
New year, a new season, we kick off with a replay of the OSPBG host eaml2/pig hub chat with Nicola Gumery, plus there's news on other events coming up, GSA change and a newsletter
October 27, 2020
In this episode we interview Zoe Owens (nee Kiss-Chinman) who's OSB's unearthed a world war IIo bomb, Zoe tells Kim how the event unfolded and the attention it drew from the village. Plus there's news on upcoming events and Halloween competition