Hogs

51 hog producers in New Brunswick produce 200,000 hogs per year.

1 large hog producer shut down in the province; read the community story.

The Hog Industry is under threat in the province. Producers rely on out of province Maple Leaf Foods processing plants in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, but with the pending closures of all Atlantic based Maple Leaf plants, producers worry that they will have to ship their products to Quebec for processing. Read about the Maple Leaf processing plant closures