Robin Brice's New Nursery Story

Mark Harding with Robin Bryce in the new quality equipment nursery cabin

Call us on: 01359 240529 Email us at: Robin Brice’s new nursery story A unique, home-designed nursery is helping to save the lives of hundreds of piglets on a Suffolk farm through improved welfare and, as a result, will repay the £15,000 investment within a year. Modern prolific sows have the genetic capability to […]

50 Years of Innovation – Pig World

Quality Equipment is celebrating its half-century this year. It was in 1965 that its founder, Glyn Baker, decided to set up as an agricultural engineer, initially repairing machinery and tractors, then specialising in pig equipment, establishing what was to become one of Britain’s best known and largest companies in this field.

Contract Finishing editorial in Pig World

An open day in Suffolk in early August attracted more than 100 people to see a new finishing unit and to hear about the opportunities that exist for those looking to get into pig production
Finishing weaners still offers a route for new entrants to get into the pig sector, and no one has done more than BQP to bring newcomers into the industry. It offers a proven contract that not only provides the opportunity for good financial returns, but is accepted by many lenders to support lending to build specialist finishing accommodation to operate the enterprise.

New Weaner Trolley

With sows producing more pigs per litter and farms getting larger, moving and handling weaners can become time consuming and stressful. In response to requests from pig farmers, Quality Equipment has produced a purpose made weaner trolley to hold piglets during such routine tasks as injecting, as well as for transporting weaners from the farrowing pens to the grower house.

New Weaner House – Pig World

An hour a day – that’s all it takes for the day to day management of a new, state-of-the-art weaner house put up by a Suffolk farmer. The big investment has transformed the growth rate of his piglets, reduced mortality and made the difference between staying in pigs and getting out altogether.
He runs 250-260 sows on his 134ha farm producing porkers and cutters, finishing them at 60-75kg deadweight in straw yards, making use of home-grown grain and straw.