This report provides a summary of the costs, returns, and production and financial performance for participating niche pork producer s for the year 2007. There were 27 niche pork farrow-to-finish producers who completed record s for 2007. These 27 operations were typically ‘natural’ producers, meaning their pigs were raised without antibiotics using bedded pens with outdoor access.
Kliebenstein, James; Stender, David R.; Ness, Richard; Mabry, John W.; and Huber, Gary, "Costs, Returns, Production and Financial Efficiency of Niche Pork Production in 2007" (2008). Iowa Pork Industry Center Reports. 2.