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3Novices:China’s ‘backyard’ pig farmers squeezed as sector scales up

Walking through swarms of flies at his piggery on the outskirts of Beijing, Liu Jin shows off 1,500 hormone-free black hogs raised for China’s growing organic meat market.
Liu employs a dozen people to look after the swine that are kept in indoor sties and outdoor pens — the type of large-scale operation China hopes will one day replace the millions of “backyard” farms across the country.
“Even ordinary people care a lot about whether their food has hormones,”…
June 18, 2017 at 06:51PM http://ift.tt/2rJCjhr
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