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EU Pig Prices: Slaughter Market Sees Boost

by 5m Editor
7 May 2008, at 7:19am

EU - The EU is seeing a considerable boost in the slaughter market this week.

Germany has raised its price quotation for the fourth consecutive time, bringing it ahead of others, tightening the gap with Spain, the constant market leader. followed by the Dutch pigs-mature-for-slaughter market, reports Schweine.net.

France, once again, has not been able to keep up with the rest, having failed to maintain the previous week's level.

The market boost has resulted due to the summerlike weather and the increased demand for barbecue meat. Supply is found to be dwindling and as a result of this, pigs may be marketed at short notice.

Trend: Due to rise in demand, overall expectations are high this week. It is expected that even with a day off from slaughter, no harm will be done to the market.

View the Schweine.net story by clicking here.

5m Editor