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- noun Plural form of
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A common plan is to use all the longest and deepest sows of the first cross for breeding baconers.
In the first place breeders will be assured of markets for all the pigs produced, and, secondly, the differences in values of prime baconers will direct more attention to the greater profits for this class of produce.
Overall, baconers averaged 103. 2p/kg, with lighter cutters settling at 96p/kg and those over 104kg averaging 101p/kg.
Pig prices improved slightly at Monday's (14 June) sale, with baconers weighing 86-104kg selling to 119p/kg.
All that Cloete has learned and experienced during the past six years has led him to believe that the most effective way forward as an emerging pig farmer in the Western Cape is to establish an "out-grower" centre for porkers and baconers.
And a general shortage in the country of weaners for sale (to rear into porkers or baconers that are resold for consumption) has made it tough to succeed.
Had he been better versed in the field of porcine semantics, he would not have chosen such a categoric title for he would have known (and here my apologies to Gertrude) that "pigs is hogs is porkers is baconers."