Pigs drinking water from a trough© Tim Scrivener
Infertility is a major reason for the relatively high cost of production on British pig farms and must be addressed if the industry is to be competitive with the rest of Europe. The most recent figures from AHDB Pork show that at £1.33/kg, the average cost of production in Great Britain is £0.15/kg higher than the EU average. Only Italy, at £1.34/kg, has a higher cost of production. The two EU countries with the lowest production costs are Spain and […]