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Pigmeat

For the week ended 6th May, average pig price saw a marginal increase at €1.56/kg. According to E.U. commission prices, Ireland’s Class E Pig price is currently €1.61, which remains nearly €0.13/kg below the EU average. Last week saw a kill of 53,802 pigs: 4,000 less than the same period last year. The cumulative kill for 2019 reached 1,181,101. This total is now just 2,000 less than that of 2018.