Letter From Europe: Denmark’s target: 30 pigs sold per sow in five years

One reason Danish producers are outstripping their European counterparts – and pleasing their bankers in the process – may be the country’s tough inheritance laws


While the hog sector in most of Europe struggles to produce 20 slaughter pigs per year from each breeding sow, the Danes already manage 25 and are confident that 30 will soon be the accepted average. This outlook is pleasing Danish bankers just as much as the hog producers. Read on to find out why!

Better Farming - April 2008