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More pigs in Russia

  • 30 Jul 10:27

As the Moscow Statistical Office (Rosstat) has now officially announced, a total of 25.5 mill. pigs were kept in Russia on 1 July 2019, 4.3% more than a year earlier. On the other hand, the keeping of other animal species declined. Compared to the previous year, the cattle herd was reduced by 0.8% to 19.2 mill. animals; the number of cows fell by 0.4% to 8.1 mill. In addition, the poultry population shrank by 1.6% to 563 mill. animals. The strongest decline was in sheep and goats, whose number fell by 4.2% to 25.3 mill. within a year. According to Rosstat, Russia's commercial meat production in the first half of 2019 totalled 6.8 mill. t live weight, a moderate. Read more...

Low Prices Trigger Decline in EU Reproductive Pig Herd

  • 2 Nov 10:24

Despite the decreasing pig meat prices, the lag in the adjustment of pig production meant that EU slaughterings continued to go up in the second quarter of 2015 compared to 2014 although at a slower pace, reaching +3.9 per cent for the whole first half of the year. Almost all Member States increased production. Themost remarkable growth was recorded in Spain (+9.1 per cent or 265 000 tonnes in first half of 2015) basedon a strong increase of breeding sows (+5 per cent or105 000 heads), according to theEU Autumn 2015 Short-term Outlook. Higher production was recorded alsoin the other major pig meat producers: Denmark,Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Belgium,. Read more...