Ashleigh Farms leads the way for quality and sustainability

1 May , 2024  

Ashleigh Farms Ltd is a third-generation family pig farm in West Waterford which places a strong emphasis on welfare, innovation and the environment. From humble beginnings in the early 1960s when David McGrath started out with just two sows, Ashleigh Farms has grown into a successful 2,000-sow enterprise with units in Ballinameela, Knocknaglogh and Caliso […]


Embracing innovation, Ashleigh Farms continues to thrive

3 Feb , 2022  

With the keenest emphasis invariably placed on welfare, innovation and the environment, Ashleigh Farms is a fully self-sufficient and sustainable third-generation family pig farm based in West Waterford. We travelled to their impressive home unit in Cappagh and touched base with director Jason McGrath to get an update on this industry-leading enterprise. Ashleigh Farms exists […]


Sustainable, self-sufficient, pioneering … pig farming at its finest

23 Jun , 2017  

Over the past half a century, Ashleigh Farms has evolved into one of Ireland’s premier pig production enterprises. We headed south to Cappagh in County Waterford and caught up with owner Jim McGrath to find out more about this forward-looking, self-sustainable, third-generation family operation. From the humblest of beginning – starting with just two outdoor […]