Better profits raise interest in pig farming in Sri Lanka


Interest in pig farms is rising in Sri Lanka as the meat rakes in better profits than poultry. Swine veterinarian Chinthana Karunarathne told Asian Agribiz with production costs in poultry farming rising, many in the western coastal belt and the northwestern provinces are opting for swine farming. ...

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Editor, Asian Feed Magazine and FeedWatch, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Weaning is a stressful period for piglets and in this critical transition phase, many suffer from post-weaning diarrhea and other gut-related issues, she writes in ‘Gut health needs to start at the nursery’.