Investments in pig housing increasing
Strong levels of confidence within the pig and poultry
industries are returning as indicated by investment in housing, according to
Staffordshire-based livestock buildings specialists, ARM
The company reports a 20 per cent increase in orders across both sectors
for the first six months of this year. Within the poultry industry, the growth
has been mainly in the organic layer sector. For pigs, the demand has been for
grower and finishing houses with producers looking to improve efficiency which
modern, well-designed buildings can deliver. High feed prices have given
this extra impetus.
â€œThe strength of the Euro has helped by making
foreign-made poultry houses less competitive and this has also encouraged growth
in exports to the Republic of Ireland.â€Related
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