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16 Jan 2017

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

132.45 (3.0p/kg)

14 Jan 2017

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

172.77 (-1.53%)

24 Dec 2016

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.77 (-0.91%)

1. Pig meat production inched ahead in 2016

The volume of pig meat produced in the UK during 2016 was the highest since 2000, according to the latest data from Defra.

2. Sterling firms following announcement of Brexit

Rather than compounding the declining value of sterling against the euro, the announcement of the government’s plans for exiting the EU have instead provided some reassurance to markets.

3. Pig Pro tool to make recording staff skills simple and robust

A new training and development web-based tool for the pig industry will be launched by AHDB later this year – providing farmers with a more simple and flexible way of recording staff skills.

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23 January 2017

Garth East Pig Club

Driffield Rugby Club, A164, Kelleythorpe, Driffield YO25 9DW

53.994932, -0.453646

23 January 2017

ForFarmers and AHDB Pork AMR Roadshow

Sandburn Hall, Flaxton, York, YO60 7RB

54.036856, -0.978260

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