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The Irish pig price remains steady at €1.60/kg, but noticeable more optimism coupled with a few extra 2c/kg bonus’ going around the pig industry this week. The turmoil that ASF has caused the German pig sector, farmers in particular, is contained to Germany with little negative impact here.

The Irish pig price remains stable with farmers reporting receiving a price of between €1.60c/kg and up to €1.62c/kg. While this price is only a few cents per kilo above break even cost, and it is 40c/kg below the 2020 predicted price for pigs, it remains a relatively good price in comparison to the EU […]

There was no change in base pig quotes from all the main pig factories last Friday resulting in pig farmers still receiving €1.60-€1.62c/kg base price this week. The ASF positive cases in a small number of wild boar in an isolated part of East Germany has resulted in great amount of market turbulence in the […]

There was no change in base pig quotes from all the main pig factories last Friday resulting in pig farmers receiving €1.60-€1.62c/kg base price again this week. After some signs of positive upward movement in the EU pig price last week, disaster struck with conformation of African Swine Fever (ASF) in one wild boar carcass […]

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