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2019 National Pig Awards finalists

2019 Finalists

This year we received a number of outstanding entries across all categories, which made the judging a long and difficult process, however judging has now been completed for this year’s National Pig Awards!


Outdoor Producer of the Year

Sponsored by

  • Norfolk Free Ranges’ South Repps Farm
  • P & M Pigs
  • Wayland Farms

Indoor Producer of the Year

Sponsored by

  • Harper Adams University
  • Rattlerow Hill House Farm

Finisher of the Year

Sponsored by

  • Ben Luxford, Colt Meadow Farm
  • Rob Brooke, P A Brooke
  • William de Feyter, de Feyter Agri

Young Pig Farmer of the Year

Sponsored by

  • Ben Luxford, Colt Meadow Farm
  • James Innes, J C Innes & Sons
  • James McCauley, Pillar Hill Farm
  • Rob Brooke, P A Brooke

Trainee of the Year

Sponsored by

  • Nicole Hind, M & K Hodgson
  • Oliver Havers, BQP
  • Richard Battersby-Case, Tulip/BQP

Herd Productivity Award

Sponsored by

  • P & M Pigs
  • R & C Mellor
  • Waylands Farms

Marketing Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by

  • Dingley Dell Pork
  • Oinc Oink
  • Primrose Herd

Stockman of the Year

Sponsored by

  • Gary Chadwick, Bradshaws
  • Jess Graves, Grove Farm
  • Tom Blanchard, D L Blanchard

Unit Manger of the Year

Sponsored by

  • Ben Brown, Norfolk Free Range
  • Mike Durrant, MKD Pigs
  • Sarah Graham, Karro Food Group

Young Farm Vet of the Year

Sponsored by

  • Alasdair Macleod, Garth Pig Practice
  • Michelle Jackson, Holmefield Farm Services
  • Liz Van Hee, Bishopton Veterinary Group

Pedigree Breeder of the Year

  • Brian Merry, Pinehurst Pedigree Pigs
  • Christopher Impey, Fairoaks Pedigree Pigs
  • Robert Emerson, Greenhill Farm Pedigree Pigs

Innovation of the Year

  • Bridge House Farms, EID used to register piglets at birth
  • Dingley Dell Pork, Development of intra-muscular fat in Pork
  • J E Stent & Son, Controlled environment straw based finishing unit

NPA Allied Member of the Year

  • Bishopton Veterinary Group
  • Huvepharma
  • Meadow Quality
  • MS Schippers
  • Primary Diets
  • Zarkos Smith Associates