4 August 1995

UK stock top spot

BRITISH pig breeding stock has been ranked first in a genetic evaluation programme in the USA. Stock was ranked on economic indices reflecting profit for finished pigs and showed British terminal sire progeny yielded between £2.20 and £4.45 more for each pig slaughtered. The stock had an adv-antage of £1.75 a pig over Danish stock, which was ranked second. &#42