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Price Trends

14 Aug 2017

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

153.42 (0.93p/kg)

19 Aug 2017

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

168.84 (-0.13%)

05 Aug 2017

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.17 (-0.16%)

1. GB pig price regains some of previous weeks’ losses

Following negative movements in the previous two weeks, the EU-spec SPP recovered some ground in week ended 19 August, gaining 0.13p to stand at 164.66p/kg. The current quote is almost 29p above year earlier levels.

2. Producer’s share of pork price remains at record high in July

At 44% the producer’s share of the retail pork price recorded a marginal gain (0.2 percentage points) on the month in July and is the largest proportion received by producers since records began in 2009.

3. Irish pigmeat production rises

Throughputs of finished pigs in Ireland were broadly the same in the first six months of the year compared with 2016, standing at 1.66 million, according to data from the Central Statistical Office.

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14 September 2017

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

53.679130, -1.260598

25 September 2017

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Fromebridge Mill, Fromebridge Lane, Gloucester GL2 7PD

51.762641, -2.338804

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