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Ludhiana to get Asia's first ultra modern pig farm

Pig-Farm-punLudhiana, May 10 –

Polar Genetics India Private Limited in collaboration with Alberta, Canadabased Polar Genetics (2012) incorporated, primarily genetically-improved swine genetics company announces to bring Asia's first ultra modern pig farm in India, at the Grewal Farm village, Khassi Kalan, Chandigarh road, as informed by the director Puran Singh in conference on Thursday.

Puran Singh said that the foundation stone of shed was laid the Ludhiana farm, which has the capacity of 50 sows.

"We hope that the Ludhiana project will be launched fully after four months. The farm is being set up in a land measuring one acres of land, on Chandigarh road, Ludhiana", he further informed.

Taking about the i dea behind this farming, said that to run pig farming in country on modern lines by making more organised and scientific to increase productivity as well as profitability. We strongly believe in the slogan "Save Farmer-Save Nation".

The farmers will get training in modern piggery breeding practices in modern piggery farm and company will enter into guaranteed buy back agreements with the farmers, who will not have to worry about marketing of the pigs once they reach maturity (average 100 kgs weight) within a short span of seven months.

The company was also in process of identifying a site to set up its own pig slaughtering and pork processing plant.

Under the agreement, the Canadian company will supply its Indian channel partner high quality frozen genetically improved boar semen, technologies and the management systems to be shared with farmers to make the entire process of the breeding and slaughter of pigs, and processing and marketing of high quality pork meats hygienic and scientific.

Similar Ultra Modern Pig Farms will also be set up in other cities across the country in future. The two companies have already signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to bring highly profitable modern pig farming to India, starting from Ludhiana, Punjab.

Alfred Wahl, president of Polar Genetics ( 2012) Incorporated, has more than 40 years experience of working in pig breeding and pig genetics development in the Canada.

"The high quality pork meat generated in the fashion would find ready acceptability among ever increasing population of Indians with high i ncomes i n branded hotels, restaurants and fast food joints, thus generating good money for the farmers, just as their counterparts are doing in North America, European Union and Japan" he informed.

*HT Media Ltd.

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