The scandal over antibiotic use in British pigs and their poor health is finally reaching the most important trade media this morning.
Exports of live pigs for breeding, with clean health certificates signed by vets, continued and continue.
An eleven year long disaster is finally surfacing. It was impossible for Britain's corrupt government veterinarians to hide up a major world scale scandal any longer.
Full Farmers Weekly report here
Pig producers question antibiotic use
He said the Danes would likely use the "less antibiotic issue" as a way of marketing their meat and Mr Strachan stressed the importance for attention to detail in cutting clinical disease and antibiotic use.
"The barrier to meeting the two-tonne sow target is disease. Pre-weaning diarrhoea and the effect on weaning weight is huge," he said.
"Environment and biosecurity is vital when it comes to controlling disease. Regional health initiatives are a good idea but they need a buy in from everyone. In Denmark they have an open system of health declarations and this seems to work well."
The UK is currently only producing 1,650kg of pigmeat a year compared to 2.2t of pigmeat by the Danes. And the only way Mr Strachan believes we are ever going to meet the two-tonne sow target is by controlling disease....