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V price increases to €2.00/kg

Germany: V price 2.00 €/kg (range 2.00 – 2.03 €/kg) The weekly slaughter figures are still well below average with 733,339 pigs ( previous week 738,959 ) ; the slaughter weights remain unchanged at 96.5 kg . The advance registrations remain small at around 231,900 pigs (previous week 240,800 ). When reselling the cuts to food retailers, processors and for export, the average prices were raised by...
  • low battle numbers
  • low slaughter weight
  • falling pre-registrations
  • End of company holidays in processing industry
  • expiring holiday/holiday period
  • restrained consumption
  • insufficient third country exports
  • impending ASP danger

ZMP Market Analyses

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  • May 22 -Livestock Census: Continued decline in pig numbers

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