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While there was no official price rise from the main pork export plants last Friday, there is signs that factories are paying above quotes to secure numbers.

While Irish pig factories are holding fast on official quotes of between €1.74c/kg and 1.76c/kg for this week, similar to the previous number of weeks, there is defiantly a shift back to the sellers holding the balance of power. There has been a noticeable lift in pig prices across the EU in recent days, with […]

The supply of factory ready pigs remains in tight supply and the weekly kill is running about 2000 pigs per week less than 2018 throughput. 

The Irish pig price stabilised this week with static quotes given to farmer of between €1.74 and €1.76c/kg. The supply of pigs remains very tight with a shortage of number resulting in some plants operating on a four-day week.

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