Archive for January 2014

Thumbs up for Rattlerow duo at BPEX workshops

Rattlerow featured prominently in BPEX’s series of Breed +3 winter workshops. Robin Brice, Production Director, and John Theobold, outdoor production manager received rave reviews for their informative and practical discussions about how they were optimising sow productivity with their herds. Balanced selection, attention to detail and recognising that today’s genotypes required skilled management that supported…

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Keith Poulson retires

After spending most of his working life within the pig industry Keith Poulson, sales manager for Rattlerow Farms has hung up his boots to enjoy some retirement time. For more than 15 years Keith has held a pivotal role within the Rattlerow team and has helped to build a well respected reputation for the company.…

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Practical, proactive management raises herd health and performance

Few UK herds have successfully managed wasting disease through stringent management and tough hygiene protocols. However, Rattlerow customer, Broxtead Estate has done just this and until recently without the use of routine PCV2 vaccination. By working closely with their vet John Mackinnon FRCVS, their practical approach to health management has enabled the four man team…

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