Despite the restrictions arising out of the Coronavirus pandemic, where possible we will continue to offer our full range of professional services to clients and customers during the current crisis.
It is business as usual for:-
Pig trading for cull sows, store and finished pigs
Pig consultancy advice
Rural property and valuation advice
Weekly pig commentary and price information
Unfortunately until there is a relaxing of the lockdown regulations, we will be unable to undertake actual site visits or conduct on-site auctions, but aim to resume these activities when it is safe for all concerned.
Until then, please feel free to contact us on 01284 701304 or 07721094994 or email [email protected]
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
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.
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.
Cheryl Farrow provides invaluable secretarial assistance and website support.
Peter Crichton - The Clockhouse - 6 Northgate Avenue - Bury St. Edmunds - Suffolk - IP32 6BB
Tel: 01284 701304
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Pig and Poultry Buildings
By Peter Crichton
20th November 2020
“Down Down Deeper and Down” – Status Quo
The ongoing problem of having too many pigs in the system continues and is reaching crisis proportions in some areas and whilst it is all very well to recommend that numbers should be brought forward for Christmas, with most abattoirs and cold stores full, there is very little extra demand for the surplus pigs on offer and in the system.