16 Jul 2018
EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)
14 Jul 2018
Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)
01 Jul 2018
Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)
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.
Zanita Markham has joined the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) as Environment and Buildings Knowledge Transfer Officer.
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.
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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