In grow-finish systems, pigs are fed for about 5 or 6 months from weaning until they are at market weight when they are shipped to a slaughter plant.  Producers in grow-finish systems observe the pigs daily to ensure health and well being.

Producer checking grow-finish hogs

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Description: In grow-finish systems, pigs are fed for about 5 or 6 months from weaning until they are at market weight when they are shipped to a slaughter plant. Producers in grow-finish systems observe the pigs daily to ensure health and well being.

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