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Pig Breeders' Protest Rally

Ljubljana, 24 June - PIG/BREEDERS/PROTEST
About 150 pig breeders from the areas of Ptuj, Ormoz, Brezice and Krsko, the Stajerska and Zasavje regions, gathered in front of the parliament building on Thursday morning to protest their deteriorating conditions. The crisis in big breeding remains acute, with many firms facing bankruptcy, particularly due to extremely expensive bank loans. The protest rally was held despite the National Committee for Pig Breeding announcing yesterday that the rally was cancelled. According to Franc Pozegar, a member of the committee, the breeders were not informed of the cancellation.

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