An antibiotics-free pork-labelling initiative worth 20-25p/kg hinges on the eye of Danish pig keepers in the farrowing house. The Danish Crown labelling scheme sees piglets tagged as antibiotic-free at the neonatal stage, with the tag removed at any point in the piglet’s life if treatment with antibiotics is deemed necessary. And while early farm trials have shown a production drop of 2-2.5 piglet per sow a year, the premium covers additional costs if 35% or more piglets carry the tag to the […]