Vote 2017!!!

Vote 2017!!!

just when you thought it was all over…. why not vote for your favourite sausage from our range? Pork and Sweet Chilli – a cheeky bit of heat to offset the fine taste of our Parkhill Pork. Pork, Black Pepper and Caramelised Onion...

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Batch #2 !

On Tuesday this week, the next batch were loaded into the trailer for the trip “away”. This time we used Dunblane abattoir, which is closer to us, and is in the town where we used to live. It is a credit to their operation that not...

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RBST Caledonian Group Open Day

RBST Caledonian Group Open Day

On Saturday 6th, we welcomed 29 intrepid members and friends of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust to Parkhill for a “Piglets to Pork” Open Day. We began with a walk around the farm, which involved a lot of talking to the pigs on the way...

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Bottle feeding….a piglet!

Bottle feeding….a piglet!

Meet crumble. He is 2 and a half weeks old. He was feeding along with the rest of the litter but we felt he was not doing very well, so we watched and worked out that he had managed to choose a teat that was no longer working, and so he was not...

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First Orders away!

First Orders away!

After a little bit of stress, pleased to say that our first orders went away without a hitch. The chilled packaging did its job and so did the delivery companies. We have had some good responses as well, so we are really happy that our journey...

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Of Prep Rooms and Piglets

Of Prep Rooms and Piglets

The outbuildings attached to the house have seen many uses, from the initial stables and coach house, through to workshops, storage areas and in some cases living accommodation for casual land workers. Those days are long gone – the...

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Pork Update

Well, our first pigs went away a week ago. We drove them ourselves, really early in the morning. If I said it was the easiest of days, it would be a lie, but every pig keeper (and every livestock farmer) goes through the same emotions, however...

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Busy Day at Forfar!

Busy Day at Forfar!

The Food Life Market and Moveable Feast at the Strathmore Hall in Forfar was very, very busy! Congratulations have to go to the organising team, because it was stunning to see so many interested people coming along to talk about food, enjoy...

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A Taste of Angus

A Taste of Angus

On the 26th March 2017, we will be joining with a host of other food related businesses in Angus for the Food Life Market & Moveable Feast at the Strathmore Hall in Forfar. The event is part of the Taste of Angus Festival, and is being...

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Angus sunrises and sunsets

Angus sunrises and sunsets

Without doubt, one of the highlights of living in this beautiful part of the world are the stunning sunrises and sunsets that we get. I cannot begin to explain the extraordinary beauty of the sky and the shadows as the day begins or ends, but...

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