20 Apr 2015
EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)
18 Apr 2015
Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)
18 Apr 2015
Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)
Fallen livestock can no longer be buried or burnt in the open because of the risk of disease spread through groundwater or air pollution. The Animal By-products Regulations control disposal of carcases
Pork sales did not show any recovery during March, as highlighted by a 12% decrease in sales value during the 12 weeks ended 29 March, according to latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel.
In January the number of pigs slaughtered in the EU saw a year on year increase, despite there being one fewer working day in the month than in 2014.
Following falls in the price of the finished pigs throughout 2015, in the week ending 18 April the EU-spec GP SPP increased by 0.14p to 132.33p/kg.
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27 April 2015
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28 April 2015
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