Henan Liqun Farming Co., Ltd.
Good Pig Production Award
Category: 4 Star
4 Star Good Pig Production Award for meeting the following criteria:
- Basic requirements (including group housing of sows throughout pregnancy)
- No tail docking - current policy
- No teeth clipping - current policy
- No sow stalls (observation period) or farrowing crates- current policy
Henan Liqun Farming Co. Ltd. was founded in 2009 and is the largest special breed breeding farm in Henan province. The farm has signed cooperative contracts with Xinyang Agriculture and Forestry Institute, Shangqiu Teachers’ College and Jilin Academy of Agriculture Sciences to develop the “Liqun new pig breed program”. The project, which is developing a breed of pig (traditional crossed with wild pig) started in May 2017 and will be accomplished in May 2020. Pregnant sows and finishing pigs are reared in an outdoor environment with trees and natural foraging opportunities.