Jim long Pork Commentary: US pork exports record high

calendar icon 18 May 2021
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More than 1,000 breeding pigs from a Northamptonshire farm made the 7,000-mile journey to China last week.

The pigs from Bridge House Farm, 2020 National Pig Awards Indoor Producer of the Year, were transported on behalf of Canadian breeding company Genesus, the largest independent producer of purebred swine globally, with registered populations of Landrace, Yorkshire and Duroc pigs.

A total of 1,030 purebred breeding pigs made the journey from Stansted Airport (STN) to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU) in a Boeing 747-8F aircraft on Tuesday, April 27.

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Picture and text below from article written in Pig World, illustrates the recent shipment of 1,030 Genesus pigs to China from the UK.
Picture and text below from article written in Pig World, illustrates the recent shipment of 1,030 Genesus pigs to China from the UK.

Jim Long

President - CEO at Genesus Genetics
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