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Large Swine Producers in South China are Expanding

On May 22-25, ATO Guangzhou led a USDA delegation to visit swine farmers, large swine/poultry producers, meat processors, and feed millers in Guangxi and Guangdong provinces in South China.  To get a comprehensive picture of China’s swine farming, ATO Guangzhou arranged for the team to visit hog farms in various sizes, ranging from 600-8,000 sows and with different automation levels from labor intensive to highly automated.  Because of high domestic pork prices, large swine companies are expanding their hog operations and improving proficiency while small to mid-sized farms are either exiting or striving to adapt to strict environmental policies put in place by the Chinese government.   This shift in production from smaller to larger scale farms with more modern production practices is creating demand for U.S. swine farming equipment, as well as U.S. feeds and fodders.

Large Swine Producers in South China are Expanding
Large Swine Producers in South China are Expanding