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China imports first live pigs in a year to begin restock of herd

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C.P. Pokphand Co, China’s fifth largest swine producer, imported 906 breeding pigs from Denmark this week, said China’s customs on Wednesday. This is the first import of live pigs in a year, Reuters reports.

The breeding stock arrived on a charter flight in August. The pigs spent over a month in quarantine in Xiangyang city in central Hubei province, according to China’s General Administration of Customs.
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