Pig Prices

NFU Scotland calls for urgent action to be taken to protect future of Scottish pig farmers

NFU Scotland calls for urgent action to be taken to protect future of Scottish pig farmers

NFU Scotland president, Martin Kennedy, has written to Pilgrim’s, the processing partner of Scotland’s largest abattoir located in Brechin, to...

June 29, 2021

Pigmeat prices struggle to match those seen in 2020

Pigmeat prices struggle to match those seen in 2020

Global farmgate prices for pigmeat have performed strongly over the first quarter of 2021. Although despite the recent increase, UK...

April 13, 2021

Factory closures means backlog of pigs on farms is ‘inevitable’

Factory closures means backlog of pigs on farms is ‘inevitable’

The backlog of pigs on poultry farms has been described as “inevitable” according to a recent report by Thames Valley...

November 9, 2020

Market prices well up despite potential ‘clouds on the horizon’

Market prices well up despite potential ‘clouds on the horizon’

According to analysis by Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC), new data on abattoir throughput from the Department for...

September 25, 2020

Prime pig prices rise as supplies remain tight

Prime pig prices rise as supplies remain tight

Scottish prime pig producers have seen prices rising over the past month; however, they continue to trail last year’s levels...

March 26, 2019

Report shows 8% increase in cost of UK pig meat production

Report shows 8% increase in cost of UK pig meat production

The costs of pig meat production in rose 17 European countries during 2017 according to a new report produced by...

November 30, 2018

Prime pig prices down 9% as supplies increase

Prime pig prices down 9% as supplies increase

Farmgate pig prices have cooled over the past few weeks, leaving them 9% lower than this time last year, according...

September 15, 2018

EU pig prices: Germany strengthens, while the UK slips

EU pig prices: Germany strengthens, while the UK slips

August has been a “month of two halves” for the EU average pig prices, pork industry analysts have said. At...

August 31, 2018

No signs of Chinese pork import demand slowing as prices remain high

No signs of Chinese pork import demand slowing as prices remain high

There is little sign of demand for imported pork in China slowing down, according to AHDB Pork. Wholesale pork prices...

April 7, 2016

French Government knocks €500m off farmers tax bills

French Government knocks €500m off farmers tax bills

The French Government announced yesterday that it will cut the tax bills paid by its farmers by the equivalent of...

February 18, 2016

Contraction in EU pig numbers to put more pressure on grain prices – AHDB

Contraction in EU pig numbers to put more pressure on grain prices – AHDB

A projected fall in EU pig numbers will reduce the demand for feed within that sector over the coming months,”...

January 24, 2016

EU Ministers to look at ‘deteriorating situation’ in the pigmeat sector

EU Ministers to look at ‘deteriorating situation’ in the pigmeat sector

EU Agriculture Ministers are set to examine the difficulties in the pigmeat sector at its Council meeting next week. At...

December 13, 2015

Pork producers hit by weak demand and strong supplies

Pork producers hit by weak demand and strong supplies

The global pork industry has been searching for stability during the first quarter of 2015, according to Rabobank’s latest Pork Quarterly...

May 7, 2015