Pig farmers in Sweden struggling with "sky high" feed costs

Jeanette Elander is a pig producer and a member of the Federation of Swedish Farmers and the branch organisation of Swedish pig producers.

Lyssna: Pig farmers in Sweden struggling with “sky high” feed costs

  • The war in Ukraine is not only affecting petrol and diesel prices – it has also led to record increases for animal feed prices, which is causing misery for pig farmers.

  • Russia and Ukraine are two of the biggest suppliers of animal feed such as wheat and barley.

  • “I am losing SEK 350 on every pig I send to slaughter due to the high costs of animal feed,” pig farmer Jeanette Elander tells Swedish Radio News.

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