Established 1993

Our aim is to promote this rare Midlands breed of pig by providing top quality breeding stock.

Image of Stoneymoor Royal Standard 7, the first Pedigree Tamworth to qualify for "Pig of the Year" in the 26 years the competition had been running.

In 2010 Stoneymoor Golden Rose 47, won Best Gilt and Reserve Breed Champion at the Newark & Notts Show

Advice is offered to novice and experienced pig keepers.
Please contact us to discuss your requirements. 

Bill & Shirley Howes
Stoneymoor Pedigree Tamworths

Where we started and where we are now...

Bill Howes left school at 15 and did a three year farm apprenticeship. Following this he did 12 months at Warwickshire Farm Institute and gained a NCA. 

Bill continued to work in agriculture for most of his life as did his wife Shirley.

Bill and Shirley now live on a 3-acre smallholding in semi-rural Warwickshire where they breed pedigree Tamworth pigs.

Where we started

The Howes’ had kept commercial pigs in the past but the Stoneymoor Pedigree Tamworth herd was formed in 1993 with two weaner gilts from the famous Berkswell Herd, which is the oldest herd in the country. Together with pigs from the well-known Shutevale and Westham herds, this made a strong foundation on which to build the Stoneymoor Herd.

In 2006, we owned the first Pedigree Tamworth to qualify for “Pig of the Year” in the 26 years the competition had been running. He was Stoneymoor Royal Standard 7 shown opposite.

Where we are now

Currently we have 5 sows, 1 stock boar and some followers varying in age from weaners (8 weeks) to in-pig gilts and young boars. Some of these are FOR SALE. We keep our herd small as we have limited space.


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Tel: 02476 466 117