New Entrants to Farming: Alternative Enterprises – Deer & Pigs (Kelso)


Thinking about starting a new enterprise or looking for a change? This meeting will focus on the exciting opportunities available within the deer and pig sectors.

Joe Mallinson runs 160 red deer breeding hinds near Moffat and supplies a supermarket with venison.  Joe will discuss the venison opportunities for farmers in Scotland.

Andy McGowan is Chief Executive of Scottish Pig Producers and will give an overview of the pig industry.  Andy will outline the start-up requirements, costs and potential gross margins for pig production.

This is a free event open to all with refreshments provided.


Bookings are no longer available for this event.