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Boyhood chores ignite love for farming


Timothy Slinger

Boyhood chores ignite love for farming

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HE WAS a true “country boy” – feeding the pigs, milking the cows and even at times helping with preparations for the next crop of sugar cane.

It was those kindergarten teachings that ignited his passion for the rearing of animals.

Now, 31 years later, Haskell Nurse, 54, manages one of Britain’s high-tech pig farms, exclusively dealing with genes production and special breeding methods.

“We have over 7 500 pigs there. It’s where we have an intensive breeding unit with special attention to developing particular male lines for breeding,” he told the WEEKEND NATION.

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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