18th August 2017
Off The Boil
Some of the steam has come out of the pig market in the past few weeks with extra pigs around as well as a slightly more fickle demand for some parts of the pig, with loins harder to sell, but prices are still very much in producers’ favour and underlining demand remains firm.
The latest SPP remains virtually unchanged at 164.53p, but with the bank holiday looming and better pig availability, very few spot buyers needed to look too far to fill their orders...
Peter Crichton FAAV has over 40 years' experience and specialises in providing clients with a wide range of independent professional advice in connection with rural matters including Tenancy Agreements, rent reviews, the sale and valuation of farm machinery, probate, tax and year end valuations.
Peter is also heavily involved in pig industry consultancy work and markets weaners, finishers and cull sows on a live and deadweight basis throughout the region.
Meet The Team
Thomas Long BSC (Hons) ND Ag who also farms locally and has wide experience with Contract Farming Agreements, Rural Payments Agency work and providing advice and consultancy assistance over an extensive range of farming issues.
Caroline Chamberlain is Peter's personal assistant and a trainee agricultural valuer providing secretarial and auction administration support as well as managing the property side of the business and dealing with professional rural land agency work.
Rita McGregor is responsible for livestock invoicing and payments, VAT and accounts administration and running the client account as well as being an invaluable member of Peter's auction accounts office team.
Tracy Flux provides Peter with secretarial assistance, website support and associated administrative duties.
Cameron McKenna BSc (Hons) MRICS ND Ag provides Peter with town and country planning advice, including justification reports and submitting planning applications for projects large and small, specialising in agricultural buildings.
Peter Crichton - The Clockhouse - 6 Northgate Avenue - Bury St. Edmunds - Suffolk - IP32 6BB
Tel: 01284 701304 / Fax: 01284 701165
We currently have several bulk bins of various sizes in different parts of the country for sale.