European Pork

Pig Farming in Ireland

Pig Farms

In Ireland our pigs are reared in indoor housing systems. Over recent years Irish pig producers have worked…

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What Makes Irish Pork Special

Island Status

Since Ireland is an island on the periphery of Europe, this gives Irish pig producers a significant advantage around minimising disease risks.

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Lean Quality Pork

The carcase weights in Ireland are consistent at between 80kg to 85kg dead weight.

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Quality Grain Feed

Ireland's position on the edge of Europe is very conducive for grain production. The temperate climate combined with rich fertile soil provides...

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Welfare Friendly Farms

European customers care deeply about animal welfare and are concerned about the ethical treatment of animals.

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Pork - the Chefs Choice

Over recent years Irish pig producers have worked closely with their pig advisers, veterinarians & geneticists to upgrade the food pigs eat…

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