Pig farmers in France are in challenging economic conditions because in the last years French pig sector has lost market shares on Europe´s hog market. But the actual business conditions has improved because of increased prices for hog. Farmers using their possibilities to strengthen profitableness of production by investments in production systems.
Furthermore, requirements on animal welfare conditions in pig farming are increasing as well as requirements on reducing emissions of pig production. DLG-Agrifuture Insights analyses, how pig farmers master the different challenges.