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Pig prices could be close to their peak after hitting a three-year high. The EU-spec standard pig price rose for the 19th time running in the week ending 8 July. At 163.86p/kg, the price stood more than 37p/kg higher year-on-year and was the best since summer 2014. A mix of a weaker pound and fewer slaughterings at home and abroad have been behind a steady recovery, after the market hit the bottom last March. There also signs of growing export […]
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