Ohio’s Heimerl Farms is the venue for the 2nd episode of the Real P3 podcast series. Dr Casey Bradley speaks to Christine Snowden, gilt selection officer and learns why she developed a passion for swine production at a young age.
The Real P3 podcast series is a recent initiative, where pork producers from all over the world will be interviewed about challenges and solutions in their day-to-day work.
Heimerl Farms: Multi-site swine integration
This episode of the podcast series visits Heimerl Farms, headquartered in Johnstown, OH, United States, just north east of the state capital Columbus. It is a family-owned multi-site swine integration in Ohio with 90 employees, an own feed mill, arable land and Holstein cattle, finishing over 1 million pigs/year.
At Heimerl Farms, Christine Snowden is gilt selection officer. She is introduced as a “rock star in the United States” – and the podcast below will explain why.
In the previous weeks, Pig Progress published the prologue of the pocast series as well as the 1st episode, taking listeners to a 500-sow farm in Denmark. Next week, the series moves to a different continent again: Africa, where a farm is portrayed from Zimbabwe.