China is building industrial pig farms near urban areas, reversing years of policies relocating the livestock over waste concerns, as the government prioritizes food security after ASF decimated its herds.
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Moving market-ready pigs to outdoor-based pens and pastures may relieve some pressure on producers running out of space in their barns. Chris Hostetler offers up eight tips for producers considering this move.