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Price Trends

24 Apr 2017

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

143.41 (-1.2p/kg)

22 Apr 2017

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

163.17 (-9.0%)

08 Apr 2017

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.81 (-0.06%)

1. Recovery in global pork production to drive exports

Global pork production is expected to increase by 1% in 2017 to 110.7 million tonnes cwe, according to the latest USDA global outlook report.

2. Could cost of production increase in 2017?

Read our latest analysis on the cost of GB pig production.


The EU-spec SPP continued to climb in week ending 22 April to 156.16p/kg, with demand reported to be good even though supply was up on the previous week, despite both weeks containing a holiday.

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10 May 2017

Stockman Plus - 'Weaner Management'

Gray Manor Hotel, Parkhouse Cross, Salisbury SP4 0EG

51.191368, -1.668161

23 May 2017

AHDB Pork - Regional Forum - South

Holiday Inn, Solstice Park, Mid Summer Place, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7SQ

51.177468, -1.756554

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