Oaklands Pigs - Sharing our Expertise

Clare & Robin welcome you to the Oaklands Pigs website


Oaklands Farm is a working farm on the Kent/East Sussex Border, near Tunbridge Wells.

We started keeping pigs over 25 years ago, mostly raising weaners for the freezer before starting breeding from our own stock.

We are not currently running any pig keeping courses.

In early 2005 we replaced our many assorted pigs with new pedigree saddleback breeding stock, the foundation of our saddleback herd today. 

Apart from these, we have examples of some of the other traditional pigs, including Tamworths and Kune Kune. We have also kept Middle Whites, Welsh, Oxford Sandys, Berkshires, Large Whites, Old Spots, Landrace, Large Blacks and Mangalitzas in the past. We have recently reduced the number of animals at the farm and now have around a dozen adult breeding stock.

So between us we have many years of experience of buying, keeping and breeding pigs, and offer friendly advice to those new to pig keeping, or those thinking of moving on to breeding pigs.

Here at the farm we have set up a number of different environments in paddocks, woods, and barns with an assortment of styles of fencing and numerous varieties of arks, so there is always something going on at the farm.

Being a small farm, we can take the time to discuss and help you choose your pigs, and give help and advice on setting up and all aspects of pig keeping.

For disease control purposes, we do not hire any boars from this farm, or accept sows for mating.

We are not able to offer any vet student or work experience placements, as there is very little maintenance required for our outdoor herd.

Latest News

Plenty of Prizes at South of England Show

Oaklands Pigs were delighted with the results at the recent South of England show. Winning 3 breed champions and 1 reserve champion from the four breeds that we exhibited there.

CHAMPION

GLOUCESTER OLD SPOT

GRETA (Adult Sow)

CHAMPION

TAMWORTH

TARA (July 2016 born Gilt)

CHAMPION 

LANDRACE

LANCELOT (January 2017 born Boar)

RESERVE CHAMPION

SADDLEBACK

DESDEMONA (January 2017 born Gilt)

Camillia comes to the show…

The Duchess of Cornwall came to the South of England Show today, and toured the pig show areas where she admired Oaklands Pigs saddlebacks, and the ‘pig village’ – a pig exhibition – where our two Kune Kune pigs were quietly sleeping.

Photos

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Pigets

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Trixie the Tamworth says hello !

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The breeding boar

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Meeting the outdoor Herd

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Getting hands on