At least eight listed companies have announced or confirmed plans to produce around 17 million pigs annually in the north-east in coming years. Some researchers expect output sec the northeast to hit nearly million pigs a year, almost double the 69 million head produced in the area by Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning and Inner Mongolia provinces last year.
The output increase in the northeastern provinces would take their share of hogs raised in the country to Beautiful ladies wants sex Santa Fe 17 percent of the total and would almost match combined production of million from the top producing provinces, Henan and Sichuan, which currently account for 20 percent of I want sex with a gran China supplies.
It will also create mega integrated farms that produce everything from animal feed to meat and will be equal in size to the hog stations that have transformed the U. A three-year campaign to crack down on waste has already pushed many smallhold farms out of business.
The campaign coincided with a long period of low prices that had already forced many smallholders, concentrated in southern provinces, to leave the business altogether. But as prices spiked last year on the shrinking herd, large farming companies began expanding rapidly, seeking to capture market share once iwth by backyard farms. Not all of the projects announced will be completed, said experts.
Frigid winter temperatures mean construction must stop for months, delaying projects. If 20 million more pigs were raised in the north-east each year, corn needs would increase by at least an annual 4. Surplus pork output wannt the north-east should in theory compensate for smaller supplies of grain for feed in the south.
But industry experts say farms in the north-east may struggle to get their meat to markets far away.Let S Enjoy Sex 22 Chattanooga 22
Trucking pigs long distances can lead to weight loss and raise the risk of disease. Slaughtering pigs in the north and transporting fresh or frozen meat carries risks too.
That could be a boon for exporters though. As production shifts north, major consumption centers in the south may increasingly turn to cheaper imports to boost quality meat supplies, said Pan Chenjun, senior analyst at Rabobank.
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