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Price Trends

07 Jan 2019

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

120.98 (-1.12p/kg)

05 Jan 2019

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

137.79 (0.17%)

29 Dec 2018

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

1.28 (-3.27%)

1. Focusing on feed conversion

The feed conversion ratio (FCR) is an important performance indicator for pig producers, as it has an influence on production costs.

2. EU pig prices flat in December

EU pig prices have recorded little movement in the past four weeks, with the EU average reference price standing at €134.51/100kg in the week ended 6 January.

3. Spotlight on ASF: Impact on Chinese pork production

Following last week’s article covering the current spread of African Swine Fever in China, in this article, we explore the potential drop in production that might stem from this.

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