West Australia - Surge in pork demand comes just in time for an industry in trouble

Rising demand for locally grown meat and falling grains prices has led to a turnaround in the fortunes of WA pig farmers. About 18 months ago, producers across Australia were preparing to cut their breeding herds as total farm losses of up to $5 million were recorded each week.
Tuesday 24 March 2009 (9 years 1 months 27 days ago)
Rising demand for locally grown meat and falling grains prices has led to a turnaround in the fortunes of WA pig farmers.

About 18 months ago, producers across Australia were preparing to cut their breeding herds as total farm losses of up to $5 million were recorded each week.

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