Improving a piggery business

To be competitive, you need to monitor the performance of your pork production business closely and use the results to build on areas of strength and improve areas that need attention.

It's important to consider how to make your business more efficient—increased efficiency will help keep costs down, streamline production processes and ultimately increase the opportunity for making a profit.

Pork production systems can be improved in many ways. The key document to prepare is a pork production business plan. The plan should measure and forecast performance, including feed use, labour, health costs, and capital you’ll require for buildings and/or land.

This guide will help piggery owners and managers improve production planning and performance, and access industry support.