China's slaughtered pigs up 0.8% y/y in Jan-May

Pig slaughter rose 0.8% from January to May
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The number of pigs slaughtered in China by pig enterprises rose 0.8% in January through May from the same period a year earlier to 136.04 million, Reuters reported, citing data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

China's sow herd stood at 39.96 million head at the end of May, down 6.2% from a year earlier, the data showed.

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