Producer Profile – Will Wakeman

Before COVID-19 shook the world, Meadow Quality’s Florence Giles (or Flo) visited Will Wakeman, a 30-year-old sheep, third-generation farmer from Bromsgrove. Will’s focus has since moved towards sheep and store lambs. Cattle and calves soon became of interest, too. Will grew up around livestock, working on the family farm from a young age. The farm … Read moreProducer Profile – Will Wakeman

Entries Open for 2020 National Pig Awards

National Pig Awards

“Let’s let COVID-19 know it’s not going to beat an industry renowned for stepping up to the plate when faced with a crisis”. Stewart Houston, Chair of Judges The 2020 National Pig Awards have become established as the premier event in the pig industry calendar. The awards recognise and reward excellence, foster innovation and inspire … Read moreEntries Open for 2020 National Pig Awards

Meadow Quality’s Top 10 Tips for Rearing Beef Calves from the Dairy Herd

Our very own Simon Fryar has given his top 10 tips for rearing dairy calves. Here they are: Environment Environmental factors are commonly less considered by most, but is undoubtedly one of the greatest “make or break” for rearing calves to achieve optimum performance economically Many studies show that building/systems designed for calf rearing as … Read moreMeadow Quality’s Top 10 Tips for Rearing Beef Calves from the Dairy Herd


Meadow Quality would like to wish their colleagues, hauliers, customers and their family’s safety and good health in this uncertain time. Over the past few days Meadow Quality has been building standard operating procedures and contingency plans to enable our livestock and food supply chain system to continue functioning throughout the corona virus outbreak. Whilst … Read moreCOVID-19-IMPORTANT NOTICE

Time To Promote British Beef for 2020

2019 has been a difficult year for Beef farmers with prices falling sharply in the Spring and flatlining in the autumn with plenty of cattle supplies available to Processors throughout the year. Beef Processors have maintained throughout the year, that consumers are swapping their ‘Protein source’ from beef to other products. However, using the AHDB … Read moreTime To Promote British Beef for 2020