A deficiency of butchers is causing worry for pig ranchers in Gloucestershire as less animals are being handled for meat.
The deficiency implies the pigs are kept on ranches for more which brings about higher work costs and expanded food bills.
The creatures additionally decline in esteem as they put on more weight.
Rancher Sophie Trust says her homestead will "definitely" make a misfortune this year.
"It is surely a reason for restless evenings. I'm stressed that if the present circumstance doesn't resolve I may run over to a greater extent an issue", she said.
"It's not simply me, I've seen different ranchers, I've seen the pain in their countenances.
"They have large number of pigs upheld on ranches and assuming their organizations endure, eventually mine will since we'll wind up without an English pig industry by any means."
Sophie joined a dissent at the Moderate Party Gathering in Manchester recently to bring issues to light of the issue.
The Public Pig Affiliation says no less than 600 pigs have as of now been separated because of animals becoming "upheld on ranches".
They have likewise seen a 25% reduction in the measure of pigs being prepared every week.
In an assertion, the association said: "Since Brexit and following the pandemic, the work lack has become a lot of more terrible.
"Businesses are currently rivaling each other for a diminishing pool of laborers.
"We need roughly 12,000 laborers at the present time."