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Pig Breeders Call on State to Help

Ljubljana, 23 February - Pork producers urged parliament on Thursday to pass measures to protect the sector, which they say is in in danger of collapse since imported meat is cheaper than pork produced at home due to subsidies offered by neighbouring countries.

Ljubljana
Slovenian pig breeders hand over a petition signed by 7,500 people to National Assembly Speaker Gergor Virant (second from right) and parliamentary Agriculture Committee chair Dejan Židan (right).
Photo: Nada Mihajlović/STA

Ljubljana
Slovenian pig breeders hand over a petition signed by 7,500 people to National Assembly Speaker Gergor Virant (second from right) and parliamentary Agriculture Committee chair Dejan Židan (right).
Photo: Nada Mihajlović/STA

Ljubljana
Slovenian pig breeders in front of the parliament building where they met with Speaker Gergor Virant and parliamentary Agriculture Committee chair Dejan Židan.
Photo: Nada Mihajlović/STA

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