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Pork Industry Moves To Group Pens At Great Cost

As pork producers build new barns and retrofit old ones to give hogs more space, they say consumers opposed to keeping pregnant sows in tight cages can expect to pay for their clearer consciences with higher food prices.

03/22/2012

(credit: CBS)

Hot Hogs, Flooded Fields Hamper Farmers

Inside Neil Koepp’s hog barns south of Belle Plaine, even the gentle breezes can’t quell the sweltering summer heat. He’s raising 6,200 hogs for market and they would normally be eating a lot of feed.

07/19/2011