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Increasing relaxation of the market situation

Further improvements in the market situation are evident. Germany: The previous week's slaughter figures have already reached 854,403 pigs, a total of around 10% above the average for the previous weeks. But the average slaughter weights of 97.9 kg indicate that the supply backlog has not yet been completely overcome. When reselling the cuts to food retailers, processors and for export, the rates...
  • Increasing slaughter capacities
  • Falling pre-registrations
  • Stable part prices
  • attractive export
  • first holiday returners
  • BBQ weather
  • high slaughter weights
  • The supply backlog has not yet been overcome.
  • imminent ASP danger

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