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Price Trends

16 Jul 2018

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

128.97 (0.4p/kg)

14 Jul 2018

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

167.3 (1.35%)

01 Jul 2018

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.32 (-0.87%)

1. Small-Scale Producers

The industry is made up of a huge variety of production systems with herds ranging from just a handful of sows to thousands. Each of these businesses has an important part to play in the overall success of the industry, whether it’s commercial lines or rare breeds it is important to know that the support and information is out there.

1. New recruit joins AHDB’s Environment and Buildings team

Zanita Markham has joined the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) as Environment and Buildings Knowledge Transfer Officer.

2. Pig prices flat as slaughterings pick up

GB finished pig prices remained stable and recorded no change in the week ending 14 July, with the EU-spec SPP persisting at 150.47p/kg. The price was climbing at this time last year, which has left the current figure 13.7p/kg lower than 2017 levels.

3. UK’s international pig meat trade decreases during May

HMRC reported UK imports of fresh/frozen pork declined 12% year-on-year during May, to 35,600 tonnes. Meanwhile, reported exports dropped by 17% on the year, to 15,800 tonnes.

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03 October 2018

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09 October 2018

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