Pilmico launches 4th breeder farm in NEcija

P60-M hydroponics farm to rise in Batangas


By Eireene Jairee Gomez, The Manila Times (Philippines)

July 28, 2022


PILMICO Animal Nutrition Corp., the food and agribusiness subsidiary of the Aboitiz Group, has launched its fourth Breeder and Nursery Farm located in Talugtug, Nueva Ecija.


In a statement, Pilmico said the farm is expected to have an additional capacity of 2,500 sow level, which can produce 4.7 million kilograms of pork meat annually.


The facility was built to augment the supply of local pork in line with their desire to strengthen the food security of the Philippines, said William Paradies, first vice president of Pilmico.


"The past few years have been challenging for us in the swine industry mainly because of the impact of African swine fever (ASF). In line with our mission to Feed Humanity, it is a big priority for us in Pilmico to contribute to the recovery of the industry by boosting the production capacity of local pork," he said.


As the threat of Covid-19 and ASF continues, the Breeder and Nursery Farm was designed and constructed with heightened biosecurity measures. It is equipped with modern designs and the latest technology in swine production, following the high standards of a world-class facility...


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