Highlights from the annual pig conference
This year’s pig conference, which normally brings together the entire Danish pig industry for a two-day conference in Herning in Jutland, was held as a digital event. The following presents the key highlights from this year’s event.
New figures for antibiotic consumption for livestock in EU
The European Medicines Agency has published figures for antibiotic consumption for livestock in Europe for 2018 for 31 countries.
Substantial subsidies for more environmental housing
Danish farmers are showing great interest in building environmental-friendly housing units, which will benefit the climate. Subsidies to support upgrading projects have been tripled, which means that is now possible to assist many more farmers equip livestock housing throughout Denmark with green technology. The amount granted in 2020 was around £60 million.
The way to young people’s hearts
Exploring opportunities from young people’s pork consumption