Schweine Cockpit, 09.08.2019

(AMI) - In the first half of this year, 2.6% less meat was produced in Germany from commercial slaughtering than one year earlier. In the first half of the year, this corresponds to a total production of 3.93 million t of meat. Pork is by far the largest contributor, accounting for two-thirds of the volume produced, followed by poultry and beef. Significant declines were recorded primarily in...

Expert Opinion: 

The decline in meat production is likely to continue in the coming months. As the livestock surveys show, it is unlikely that more animals for slaughter will be available in the coming months. At the same time, domestic demand for meat is steadily declining, but exports are providing impetus....