Producers back in the red
Read further analysis of the latest production cost data, which show GB pig producers are back in the red.
As reported two weeks ago, latest cost of production estimates show that pig producers were, on average, back in a loss-making position in the first quarter of 2015. This follows eighteen months of positive margins. Further analysis of the data now shows that, as well as farrow-to-finish producers, both breeders and finishers are also losing money based on current weaner price levels.
To read about the analysis of production costs in more detail, click here.