What can we learn from the Russian pig farming model? - Simon GreyMay 10, 2021
"𝘞𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘸𝘦 𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘣𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘤𝘶𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘴 𝘢𝘯 𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘺 𝘪𝘴 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘬𝘪𝘭𝘰𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘮𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘬𝘪𝘭𝘰𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘮𝘴, 𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘢𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵'𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘵, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘧𝘰𝘤𝘶𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘯 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘧𝘪𝘵. 𝘓𝘰𝘸𝘦𝘴𝘵-𝘤𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘥𝘰𝘦𝘴𝘯'𝘵 𝘮𝘦𝘢𝘯 𝘮𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘧𝘪𝘵." - 𝗦𝗶𝗺𝗼𝗻 𝗚𝗿𝗲𝘆
𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻:
1. The Russian integration model
2. Outdoor housing
3. Key metrics to follow
4. Improving survivability
5. Variation in birth weight
6. Farm staff reality
7. Cost vs. profitability
8. How do we change our product?
9. Pork consumption
𝗠𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁: Simon Grey grew up on a small family farm in West Wales and studied General Agriculture in Aberystwyth. He began his pig career as a graduate trainee for PIC. Simon has worked for PIC, Cotswold, and Newsham Hybrid Pigs as Nucleus Unit Manager. He is currently the General Manager of Russia, CIS, and Europe at Genesus Genetics.