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WorTawee Farm finds value in high welfare pig farming

High welfare or organic pork is a niche product in Thailand as it carries a premium price tag. But WorTawee Farm sees growth opportunities,...

Piggery sector in north India sees boom post Covid

The piggery sector in north India is seeing a boom post-Covid, said Badal Singh. Dr Singh, a consultant in the pig and poultry sector,...

Mavin embraces digitalization in pig farming

The Mavin Group is going live with its pig farming management program, Mavin Pigfarm. The program applies the System Applications and Products-Enterprise Resource Planning ...

East Malaysia has better potential for pig farming

Investors should look to East Malaysia to develop the  local pig farming industry, as there is better potential in the region. “I don’t see...

Malaysia pig farms need support to modernize

Malaysia’s pig industry cannot modernize without support. “Most pig farms (in West Malaysia) are 30-40 years old, and they need to transition into modern,...

Closed houses proposed for PFA in Port Dickson, Malaysia

Pig producers wanting to locate in the Pig Farming Area (PFA) in Pork Dickson, Malaysia should establish closed-house systems, proposed Mohamad Rafie Ab Malek,...

Challenges of closed automated systems for pigs

Although closed automated systems can fix some of the current problems in pig production, especially related to disease outbreaks, animal welfare, and performance, there...

CP Foods terminates pig farming business deal in Russia

CP Foods has terminated plans to acquire Russia’s BiltOil LLC, which owns a company that operates a pig farming business in Moscow. However, CPF...

Corn price and shortage no pressure for pig farmers

Higher prices and shortage of corn in Indonesia do not pressure pig farmers as much as they do layer farmers, said Mahkota Fery Sulistiono, owner...

Xuan Thien to build USD109m pig farm in Vietnam

Xuan Thien Group has received approval from the Thanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee to build a USD 109 million pig farm in the northern...

Raising pigs in multi-story housing is possible in cities

Raising pigs in cities is possible using multi-level housing. John Carr, a reputed global swine consultant, told Asian Agribiz that a city is suitable...

Growing more pigs possible in high-rise housing

Growing more pigs on less land is possible with high-rise housing, says global swine consultant John Carr. Multi-level housing would address the land scarcity...

Bali pig farmers encouraged to restock

Pig farmers in Bali, Indonesia are being encouraged to restock. The sector has not returned to normal after ASF killed around 90% of the herd,...

Kemin webinar details how to change the way we grow pigs

Consultants will share their experience of how to change the way we grow pigs. Learn from the personal experiences of producers, field veterinarians and...

Group sow housing supports animal welfare and profitability

As consumer awareness of animal welfare grows, group sow housing has gained acceptance. In Europe, group housing is obligatory but in Asia, conglomerates are...

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