Mitigating feed price volatility - reducing feed costs

Feed is the largest cost of production for the pig industry, making up around 60 per cent of total costs. Effective savings in this area can help mitigate price volatility.

Breakdown of costs of production

https://pork.ahdb.org.uk/prices-stats/costings-herd-performance/cost-of-production-and-net-margins/ 

There are three major areas where feed savings can be made:

N.B. Changes to feed intakes should be considered as part of the entire production system and under guidance from a nutritionist.