Pig breeding company PIC has opened a great-grandparent breeding facility in Yongshou County, Shanxi Province, China, in cooperation with Benxiang Group.
The project has a capacity of 4,500 breeding sows, according to PIC, and represents and investment of RMB 200 million. The facility currently has 2,800 starting sows and a biological facility that can slaughter 50,000 pigs per year. It will be able to offer 20,436 high-quality pigs and 32,032 piglets as merchandise every year. The project will provide opportunities for 300 farmers to enter the pig breeding industry, bringing them an average income increase of over RMB 2,090.