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Table 3 Pig production in Thailand in 2010. Pig production in Thailand in 2010 categorized by pig types, pig farming systems and pig farm scales

From: Spatial analysis and characteristics of pig farming in Thailand

Groups Sub-groups Total number Scales
<5 5–50 50–500 500–5000 >5000
Head Farm Head Farm Head Farm Head Farm Head Farm Head Farm
Pig types All pigs 8,346,614 199,992 285,932 112,673 1,214,288 77,366 1,250,106 7736 2,412,105 2004 3,184,183 213
Native pigs 681,463 95,328 172,988 68,540 342,745 26,122 63,966 626 47,133 35 54,631 5
Breeding pigs 2,517,651 83,502 108,957 48,443 490,224 31,533 421,327 2965 670,792 489 826,351 72
Fattening pigs 5,147,500 56,884 66,397 23,027 468,176 28,610 758,085 3491 1,941,515 1629 1,913,327 127
Farming systems* Farrow-to-finish 2,074,423 3731 145 31 45,932 1613 229,119 1654 526,654 343 1,272,573 90
Nursery 590,136 6119 2969 708 77,941 4564 104,334 682 173,181 146 231,711 19
Finishing 3,063,122 34,942 49,481 17,555 217,052 14,020 548,364 2009 1,381,166 1,302 867,059 56
  1. *Farming systems (farrow-to-finish, nursery, and finishing systems) based on commercial pig breeds only