Schweine Cockpit, 10.05.2019

(AMI) - Similar to last year, the number of pigs slaughtered nationwide in Germany continues to decline at the beginning of the current year. From January to March 2019, 13.9 million slaughter pigs produced 4.2% fewer animals than a year before. While the slaughter of pigs of foreign origin was almost stable, slaughterings of domestic origin declined significantly. The total amount of meat...

Expert Opinion: 

Still, the rather small supply of slaughter pigs determines the market situation in Germany. Although the slaughter companies order a bit more subdued, the numbers are still barely sufficient. Accordingly, the price recommendation was slightly raised. At the same time, resistance is also...