Sunglen Pig Farm Ltd, Threecastles, Freshford, Co. Kilkenny
This farm is a 1,250 sow operation rearing pigs to 118kg liveweight at Threecastles, Co. Kilkenny. It is an integrated pig farm rearing pigs from birth to sale weight. The focus on this farm is on the sustainability of pig meat production and identifying how to reduce the carbon footprint of this system of pig meat production. The diets used on the farm are produced by Brett's Mill in Callan which is the parent company of the pig business. Facilities on the farm are good and eleven people are employed on this pig farm.