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Prices stable at 1.66 ct / kg

Slaughter pig market back on a calmer path. Germany: The number of slaughters in the previous week was 779,577, taking into account a holiday, within the scope of sales. The slaughter weights remained unchanged at 97.1 kg. Pre-registrations for the current week are 232,500, 5.3% lower than in the previous week. However, a slaughter day is missing at Pentecost. The Covid-related restrictions on...
  • Relaxation in the catering sector
  • increased barbecue activities
  • moderate living offer
  • Third country exports on the rise
  • Corona Virus Limitations
  • weak sales in the internal market
  • missing slaughter day at Pentecost

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