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20 Mar 2017

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

136.04 (2.02p/kg)

18 Mar 2017

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

163.17 (-7.91%)

04 Mar 2017

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.77 (0.6%)

2. Feed Commentary

Read our commentary on latest developments in the global cereals and oilseed markets.

1. Lacklustre UK retail sales continue

The 12 weeks to 26 February were a mixed bag for pig meat sales, with some differences between categories, according to data provided by Kantar Worldpanel.

2. EU slaughterings developments defy expectations

Surprisingly, pig slaughterings within the EU were marginally up for 2016 as a whole, given the decline in the breeding herd reported in both December 2015 and June 2016.

3. UK pig herd increasing in December

Defra figures from the 1 December 2016 pig survey show a modest increase in the overall UK pig herd, by 3% to 4.5 million head.

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