New breed infusion needed for Indian piggery

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The Indian piggery sector needs regular genetic improvement to grow, said CP Gopakumar, Managing Director of DLG Farms. He told Asian Agribiz that this area was lacking in India. “For example, the breeds we have can produce around 11.5 to 12 piglets per farrowing on average; with good management, w...

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Zahrah Imtiaz
Editor, Asian Feed Magazine and FeedWatch, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Zahrah writes that investment in food animal production will outstrip other industries in India in the next decade, and how it will impact the feed industry in the article ‘Indian feed industry looks for solutions to volatility’.