The Iowa and Danish Pork Industries: A Comparison

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Iowa produces 29.6 million markets pigs per year, representing 29% of USA swine production. Denmark produces 25.2 million pigs per year and is a major component of the European pork industry and worldwide markets. Both have competitive advantages in a global pork industry. Through available data and personal experience a reflection is made on the similarities and differences between these two distinct pig producing regions.

Keywords: ASL R2173

How to Cite: Johnson, C. & McKean, J. D. (2006) “The Iowa and Danish Pork Industries: A Comparison”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report. 3(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/ans_air-180814-1384