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Price Trends

31 Aug 2015

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

103.67 (2.55p/kg)

29 Aug 2015

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

174.01 (13.48%)

22 Aug 2015

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.84 (0.7%)

1. Canadian hog herd stable despite price volatility

The Canadian hog industry remained stable over the year to July 2015, with the total number of pigs increasing by a small margin of 1% to 13.2 million, according to figures from Statistics Canada.

2. More EU pigs so far in 2015

The number of pigs slaughtered across the EU in the first half of this year was up nearly 5 million head (4%) on a year before, based on latest figures from Eurostat.

3. New guide plays role in stemming drainage investment decline

The basic principles of field drainage, as well as maintenance and installation information, are the subject of a new practical guide issued by AHDB.

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05 September 2015

Leading Pig Geneticist Talk

University of Derby, Enterprise Centre, Kedleston Old Rd, Derby, DE22 1GB

52.938536, -1.496695

08 September 2015

AHDB Smart Agriculture Conference

The ICC, Birmingham, UK

54.560886, -2.212511

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