EU Pig Prices: Price Rally Continues - Demand Greater Than Supply


The European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market is booming and the positive trend continues to strengthen. The quotations continue to rise in the various EU member countries. The price increases range from about 3 cents to 10 cents. The demand for pigs ready for slaughter currently exceeds the available supply in the EU. With the expected supply declining, the slaughter companies try to have their belts run at full capacity. At the same time, they try to secure market shares. This is how the situation is described in many countries. Competition for pigs ready for slaughter has broken out.

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