Regionally produced protein feed is often not available and needs to be imported from far away from the farm.
The video introduces the topic of on-farm soya toasting systems. This technology is a key element for short supply chains and enables farmers to create more added values on the farm.
The Höckner family runs a pig breeding and fattening operation near Linz, Austria. Some years ago, the Höckners bought a soya toasting system. In this video they recount their experiences with toasting soya beans and feeding the soya press cake to their pigs. They farmers report an excellent pork meat quality from feeding on-farm freshly roasted soya beans. This video is aimed at all farmers interested in toasting soya on-farm and is not specific to organic production.