Sifanghong (Yuxian) Agro-Pastoral Development Co., Ltd.
Good Pig Production Award
Category: 2 Star
2 Star Good Pig Production Award for meeting the following criteria:
- Basic requirements (including group housing of sows throughout pregnancy)
- No teeth clipping - current policy
Sifanghong (Yuxian) agro-pastoral Development Co., Ltd. is a professional modern farm that integrates genetic breeding, research and development focusing on pig nutrition, production and sales of feeds, training pig management skills and developing software for pig farm management. It is a leading enterprise of agricultural industrialization in Zhangjiakou City. Animal welfare is an important part of Sifanghong's corporate culture. Improving animal welfare is in line with corporate values. Currently it stresses the importance of good housing enviornment and provision of enough space to increase pigs' freedom of movement. It also did some trials on providing enrichment to encourage the expression of natural behaviours. The farm hopes to promote higher animal welfare standards in farming industry.