Smithfield sow housing update

Smithfield sow housing update

Smithfield has transitioned 71.4% of pregnant sows to group housing on company-owned U.S. farms.

SMITHFIELD Foods Inc. announced last week that its hog production subsidiary, Murphy-Brown LLC, made significant strides in 2014 in transitioning pregnant sows on its company-owned farms in the U.S. to group housing systems, reaching the 71.4% mark by the end of the year.

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