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Price Trends

20 Jul 2015

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

102.12 (-0.69p/kg)

18 Jul 2015

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

169.82 (2.49%)

18 Jul 2015

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.13 (-0.46%)

1. Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)

Some descriptionUsing chemicals or other hazardous substances at work can put people’s health at risk, so the law requires employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill health.


2. Incinerators

undefinedIncinerators and low capacity carcase incineration

Pig keepers may incinerate fallen stock on the holding of origin using equipment with a capacity of less than 50 kg/hour.  

3. Waste streams

Some wastes have special controls on their handling, transport and disposal. 

2. Further supply growth likely to keep prices under pressure

Latest AHDB forecasts for UK pig meat supplies show that the increase in domestic supplies which has been apparent over the last year is likely to continue.

3. Further increase in Korean Pork imports

South Korea’s pork imports increased during the first six months of 2015 but are projected to ease back in the second half as domestic production recovers from outbreaks of PEDv and FMD over the last year or so.

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04 August 2015

Stockman Exeter - Vet and Med

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05 September 2015

Leading Pig Geneticist Talk

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