Spain is a major player in pig production around the world. With a sharp increase in intensive farming, there are considerable environmental problems as well as an awareness of public opinion.
Intensive breeding in Spain.
The pig sector is of undoubted importance for the Spanish economy, especially in the rural area, to which most of the 5,002 municipalities with less than 1,000 inhabitants belong. Environmental and livestock associations warn about the impact on the environment.
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