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Pig prices have dropped for the seventh consecutive week, taking levels to about 20p/kg lower than 12 months ago and well below the cost of production. According to the latest figures from AHDB Pork for the week ending 2 January, the EU-spec SPP fell by 1.49p compared with the previous week to 121.97p/kg. Independent pig consultant Peter Crichton said the slump in prices had been caused by high production levels, pressure on demand and competitive EU pigmeat imports, which were […]
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