East Riding Farm Services from Driffield, East Yorkshire, won
the Best Overall New Product Award in the pig sector with its Insight
Ultrasound Scanner for sows at this year’s British Pig and
Poultry Fair, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire.
Sarah Atkin and MD Richard Smith from ERFS with the Ultra-Sound Scanner.
Judges inspected entries on the first morning of the Fair for
cost-effective new products that will make life easier and improve
productivity. The Insight Scanner came top thanks to its robust,
easy-to-use and cable-free design. The hand-held scanner will market
A runner-up award went to AM Warkup for its new Groovee Feeder,
developed by Paul Wright. Warkups will market this ‘new direction’ in
pig feeding, that allows pigs to take food at a more natural angle
and may have the potential to reduce waste, for £285.
second runner-up award went to Rotech for a new foam that allows
more effective cleaning of pig accommodation. MS Topfoam softens
and breaks down dirt before pressure washing and is marketed for £85
for 22kg, which is sufficient for the annual cleaning of 100-sow
Further details on the British Pig and Poultry Fair are available
on the event website www.pigandpoultry.org.uk
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