The pig meat sector is the third most important sector of the Irish agri-food industry, with exports of 248,000 tonnes of pigmeat were exported in 2021. There are 151,900 breeding pigs in the Republic of Ireland*, producing over 3 million pigs annually. The sector supports 8,000 jobs in areas such as production, slaughter, processing, and feed manufacturing.
Interchem's swine team and portfolio has grown considerably in recent years to support the pig and pig meat industry. With the global shift towards preventative medicines, and Interchem’s history in this segment, the team are delighted to be able to react to the market and provide a comprehensive swine portfolio offering effective vaccine solutions.
Interchem is uniquely placed as the only Irish owned sales and marketing, value-add distributor in Ireland for veterinary practices providing technical and business support to their customers. Interchem has a variety of supports available to swine veterinary practices and offer an extensive research-based swine portfolio of veterinary and animal health products. From prevention to treatment and therapeutic to reproduction, Interchem have every stage covered.
*(June, 2021, www.cso.ie)