In 2019, KSG Agro will commission a reproducer for 714 sows

In 2019, KSG Agro will commission a reproducer for 714 sows

In 2019, KSG Agro will commission a new sow house at the pig complex for 714 heads to increase pig production by 20%.

The planned volume of investment in the facilities will amount to UAH 11 million. It is planned to upgrade the reproducer with equipment produced by the German company Big Dutchman.

Putting into operation the new sow house scheduled for September-October 2019 will increase the number of piglets produced by 1.5-2 thousand per month. For comparison, at present, from 9 to 10 thousand piglets are monthly brought up at the pig complex.

In 2018, KSG Agro began the reconstruction of infrastructure facilities adjacent to the pig complex. In particular, the construction of the sewage pumping station started, the volume of investments in its equipment amounted to UAH 2.5 million. In addition, in 2018 the agricultural holding invested UAH 1 million in the equipment for the crematorium for the pig waste disposal.

As previously reported, investments in the infrastructure of the pig complex helped the company increase sales of pig products in monetary terms to UAH 403 million (+ 6.3% by 2017).

According to the company, the average annual number of pigs in 2018 at the pig farm in the village of Niva Labor Dnipropetrovsk region was about 55 thousand heads.