Structural Changes to the UK Pig Industry (2004)

by 5m Editor
30 November 2004, at 12:00am

Structural Changes to the UK Pig Industry (2004) - By BPEX - This is the second paper examining the structure of the British Pig meat industry, following on from an initial report produced in 1993.


New information has recently been published by Defra and other agriculture departments and, given the speed with which the pig sector is changing, its is clearly of vital importance that we have a good understanding of the latest position. In addition, data is now available from the ZAP scheme that enables an analysis of multiple ownership to be made.


  • Number of holdings
  • Average herd sizes
  • Size distribution of holdings
  • Regional distribution
  • Employment
  • Multiple ownership
Read this report: Structural Changes to the UK Pig Industry (7 page PDF)

Source: British Pig Executive - November 2004