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Price Trends

14 Aug 2017

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

153.42 (0.93p/kg)

12 Aug 2017

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

168.72 (0.27%)

24 Jun 2017

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.04 (-0.4%)

1. UK pig slaughterings continue to fall in July

UK clean pig slaughterings fell by 4% on the year in July to 828.5 thousand head, according to latest data from Defra.

2. Red Tractor standards are changing

Pig producers, representing 70% of England’s pig herd, have been busy entering 2015 and 2016 antibiotic data into eMB over the last 12 months, but now Red Tractor have added eMB into the pig standards for 2017.

3. Price marked packs- the future of meat sales?

In response to the success of the Hard Discounters, major retailers are increasingly moving away from promotional activity in favour of an everyday low price (EDLP) strategy.

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14 September 2017

AHDB Pork - Developing fit-for-purpose water systems

Mid Yorks Golf Club, Havercroft Lane, Darrington, Pontefract WF8 3BP

53.679130, -1.260598

25 September 2017

Gloucester Pig Club

Fromebridge Mill, Fromebridge Lane, Gloucester GL2 7PD

51.762641, -2.338804

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