Poultry housing investments suggests confidence is returning
Strong confidence levels within the pig and poultry
industries are returning as indicated by investment in housing, according to
Staffordshire-based livestock buildings specialists, ARM
The company reports a 20 per cent increase in orders across both sectors for the first six months of this year. Within the poultry industry, the growth has been mainly in the organic layer sector. For pigs, the demand has been for grower and finishing houses with producers looking to improve efficiency which modern, well-designed buildings can deliver. High feed prices have given this extra impetus.
â€œThe strength of the Euro has helped by making foreign-made poultry houses less competitive and this has also encouraged growth in exports to the Republic of Ireland.â€
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