China's sow herd strengthens in February

Year-on-year, herd size rose 1.7%
calendar icon 27 March 2023
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China's sow herd increased by 1.7% in February compared with a year earlier, state media China Central Television said on Monday, citing data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

The herd of 43.4 million sows is 5% more than targeted capacity, according to Reuters.

Melanie Epp

Melanie Epp is a freelance agricultural journalist from Ontario, Canada.

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