AgFeed to buy more pig farms in China
Animal-feed and pork company AgFeed Industries Inc agreed to buy four pig
farms in South China, and plans to acquire at least five to 10 others before the
end of 2008.
AgFeed, which has its main operations in China, said
all its pig farm acquisitions are immediately accretive to earnings. It expects
the acquisitions in South China to close in early September.
this month, AgFeed more than doubled its second-quarter profit that topped
analysts' estimates, helped in part by higher pig sales due to newly acquired
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