Declining pig population

Census May 2021: Pig population in Germany continues to decline As of May 3, 2021, 24.6 million pigs were kept in Germany. According to preliminary results, the number of pigs has fallen by 5.5% or 1.4 million animals since the last survey on November 3, 2020. The November 2020 count was strongly influenced by the traffic jam among slaughter pigs. Compared to the census on May...