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A year to forget in 2014 – what about 2015?

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From a price point of view, 2014 will be a year to forget for pig producers. A combination of factors contributed to the price declines but things could have been worse.

From a price point of view, 2014 will be a year to forget for pig producers. A combination of factors contributed to the price declines but things could have been worse. The EU market recorded even bigger price falls and lower feed prices supported producer margins. In addition, disease problems which affected other parts of the world didn’t make it to our shores.

Some of the factors influencing prices are unlikely to change in 2015, meaning that the coming year could again be a tough one for producers. However, some things could change, either for better or worse. Download the document below to read our review of the pig market in 2014 and what trends last year can tell us about what to expect in 2015.

A year to forget in 2014 – what about 2015?