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19 Sep 2016

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

140.52 (2.67p/kg)

24 Sep 2016

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

179.55 (3.73%)

10 Sep 2016

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

5.18 (1.4%)

1. Import Custom Duties

Specific import customs duties are converted to sterling using the market rate of exchange published in the Official Journal of the European Union on the penultimate working day of the previous month.

October 2016 rate: €1 = £0.86208 quoted on 28 September 2016.

Source: EU Commission

1. Date for second Focus Farm meeting announced

A second Focus Farm open meeting will be held on Monday 17 October, at Mid Yorkshire Golf Club from 15:30pm.

2. UK pig prices - week ended 24 September

The EU-spec SPP continued its rise in week ended 24 September, up 0.65p to 141.03p/kg.

3. Polish imports and exports continue to increase

Polish exports of fresh/frozen pork increased in the first half of 2016 on a year earlier, up 13% to 219.6 thousand tonnes.

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03 October 2016

Darlington Pig Discussion Group

The Croft Hotel, Croft-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2ST The Croft Hotel, Croft-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2ST

54.482364, -1.556142

03 October 2016

Focus farm webinar

AHDB, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2TL

52.339940, -1.527130

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