Genetics: Are you raising your hogs for the right market?

It’s the pork consumers who dictate the quality demand. Work with your packer, your geneticist and other specialists to ensure that you are providing the product that the market, whether domestic or export, is seeking


Do you ever consider the quality of the meat produced from your farm after your hogs leave the barn door?

As producers, we often neglect to think about who the end consumer of our pork products will be or how our hogs are measuring up to consumer demands. But, ultimately, it’s the pork consumers who dictate the quality demand and influence the market price.

Better Pork - June 2010