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Production Performance & Costs

Production performance has improved in recent years. The Key Performance Indicators from the Teagasc PigSys recorded herds (2016) are shown in Table 1.

Table 1: Key Performance Indicators in PigSys Recorded Herds

No. Pigs Produced per Sow per Year 26.25
Litters per Sow per Year 2.38
Average Slaughter Weight kg Dead 83
Average Daily gain Weaning to Sale 697
Feed Conversion Weaning to Sale 2.42
Kg of pigmeat per Sow per year 2179
Tonnes of feed per Sow per year 7.77

Pig Herd Performance info-graphic 2016