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Price increased to €2.08/kg

Germany: V price 2.08 €/kg (range 2.05 – 2.10 €/kg) - the weekly slaughter figures are slightly higher at 741,463 pigs ( previous week 728,278 ); the slaughter weights have decreased somewhat at 97.0 kg . The pre- registrations of 236,800 pigs (previous week 245,600 ) are too small for the increasing demand. Price quotation for cuts has been discontinued.At the ISN auction on Tue, Jan 31st. In...
  • Living supply remains too small for demand
  • Demand increases on the first of the month
  • Cold store supplies are scarce
  • EU-wide price increases with few exceptions
  • Slaughter capacities are being reduced in this country

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