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Tedfold Cottage Farm

Champion prize winning herd of rare breed British Saddleback & Middle White pigs: naturally raised, outdoor reared, happier animals. Novice & Intermediate Pig Keeping Courses in West Sussex near the Hampshire & Surrey Borders.

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April 23rd - We have named our little Saddleback boar Statham. He's really starting to fill out and now so friendly we are worried he's going to roll over for a belly rub in the show ring. We are also exporting two  British Saddlebacks to join an existing herd in France. Michaela will be doing the trip so that Ollie can plant his nose firmly into his studies in a quiet house. Show entries are also being made thick and fast :) 
 
March 19th - Going through our selected pigs from the January borns to see if they are still up to par. We have a very nice MW gilt (Fearne), a beautiful Saddleback gilt (Mini Molly) and a nice tall Saddleback boar as yet unnamed. We prefer the markings on his litter brother but alas his underline is a bit skew whiff.
 
March 16th - Brooke finally had her litter of 9 by Ralph. She sadly squashed two but the remaining 7 are growing like weeds.
 
February 25th - First pig course of 2017. Brilliant bunch of delegates including one chap booked on the March course who was so excited he turned up a month early :) We all squidged up and I always over cater on the roast pork so all was well.
  
January 7th 2017 - First British Saddleback litter and a couple of crackers in the litter by the looks so far
 
January 3rd 2017 - First litter of Tedfold babies born this year. Congrats to Cheryl and Ralph
 
October 11th - Efron, Tedfold Captain 72 left the farm on the first leg of his journey to JAPAN :) A Tedfold pig in Japan YAY!!
 
September 25th - Our very own Tedfold Molly 1A aka Baby Molly won Reserve Champion Traditional female in the BPA Young Pig of the Year 2016 -  where all the best pigs born this year that qualified at shows throughout the UK came together for the grand final.  
 
September 2016 - Some of our Middle Whites have been selected as possible candidates for export to Japan as breeding stock.... watch this space!! Very exciting!
 
Newbury Show 2016 - 1st place Middle white July boar, 2nd place MW sow, 2nd & 4th place January gilts. 3rd place Interbreed boar against senior boars, Middle White Breed Champion. Judge Julian Newth.
 
August 2016 - Sorry we have been so busy that I forgot to update all our show results.... so here goes
 
Edenbridge and Oxted - Tedfold Captain 55 won Middlewhite breed champion and reserve white pig champion. Judge Hannah Rose
 
Egham - Alsa Fairlady 1531 won Breed champion and reserve supreme champion with Tedfold Captain 55 as reserve breed champion. Judge Sarah Ashcroft
 
Chertsey - Alsa Fairlady 1531 was Middlewhite Breed champion with Tedfold Captain 55 as reserve. Tedfold Molly 1A (Saddleback) won Saddleback breed champion and Supreme champion. Judge David Finch
 
Singleton Rare Breed show - Alsa Fairlady 1531 was Middlewhite breed champion, White pig champion and reserve interbreed supreme champion. Tedfold fair lady 76 was reserve white pig and breed champion. Judge Andy Gready
 
Yorkshire - Tedfold Captain 55 came 2nd in his class, First and second in the January boar class with Tedfold Captain 72 and 73. In the Middlewhite Champion of Champions Tedfold Captain(s) 55 and 72 and Tedfold Fairlady 75 made the final seven in the pot of 30 pigs. Judge Stan Samuels
 
Norfolk - Middlewhite breed champion  with Tedfold Captain 72 and Reserve breed champion with Tedfold Fairlady 75. Tedfold Captain 55 qualified for Pig of the Year and Tedfold Molly 1A got reserve qualifier for Pig of the Year. Judge Brian Upchurch
 
Cheshire - Reserve Middle White breed champion with Tedfold Fairlady 75 and won the Flack pairs championship with Tedfold Captain 72 and Tedfold Fairlady 75, plus reserve Pig of the Year qualifier with Tedfold Captain 55. Judge Julian Collings
 
South of England - British Saddleback breed champion and Reserve Supreme Interbreed Champion with Tedfold Molly 1M and Young Pig of the Year qualifier and Reserve Pig of the Year qualifier with Tedfold Molly 1A. Judge Guy Kiddy / Alan Rose
 
May 30th - Surrey County Show. Tedfold Molly (Big Molly - British Saddleback) won the interbreed sow class, Tedfold Molly 1A (Baby Molly - British Saddleback) came second in her class & Tedfold Captain 72 (Efron - Middlewhite) came first in his class and then took Supreme Champion, Best in Show perpetual trophy, & Breed Champion. What a little star!! Judge Charlie Bull
 
  
 
 
 
May 28th - Heathfield Show -  Father Dougal aka Tedfold Captain 55 won his class and Best of Breed (Middlewhite) & Tedfold Molly (British Saddleback) won the interbreed sow class under judge Nick Kiddy
 
  
 
May 2016 - all go here. Pig courses are going well with cracking delegates as usual. Piglets being born, more sows pregnant. Pig shows have been entered and Michaela has her first book being published on the 1st August 2016 (UK) and 30th August (USA, NZ & AUS) by 5M publishing and available to pre-order on Amazon
 
                                                                       
 
 
 
March 2016 - Piglets born, piglets due, the first pig course of 2016 was a great success and now our attention has turned to pig show entries. Its going to be a busy year AGAIN!!
 
November 2015 - we have sold both the flock of sheep and the herd of Boer goats - sad but being mad busy in my 'proper job' and Oliver starting at Vet School means we have had to seriously cut back on the animals we have. What it has done though is made us really look hard at the pigs we have kept to ensure we start off again in the spring with the highest quality stock. I have to say it is very quiet here at the moment. The last pig course of 2015 has been hosted and we will now hunker down until the spring. We do have litters of pigs due in January to look forward to though :)