Farmer partners required

UK - Due to unprecedented expansion in sales of breeding stock, Yorkshire-based international pig genetics company, ACMC, is seeking UK farmers in isolated locations to set up a new high-health-boar nucleus unit.
calendar icon 26 April 2006
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The farmers will produce terminal-sire boars for sale in both the UK and ACMC's rapidly-developing overseas markets, for which they will be paid premiums.

"The project could suit existing pig farmers, or arable and livestock farmers who are looking for an alternative enterprise to diversify their businesses," commented Matthew Curtis, ACMC's managing director.

"The units could be in England, Scotland or Wales and have suitable buildings for 150+ sow herd with straw-based production, but an important feature is isolation to preserve the nucleus unit's high-health status," he added.
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