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Pig farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest pig farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all pig farming and production news developments in the pig sector.
Pig prices remain stable, though spot loads can command a higher price .
By Eleanor McBennett on 12 October 2017
Irish pig price remained relatively stable once again this week, while recorded national kill remains strong.
By Eleanor McBennett on 28 September 2017
Explanations given by procurement managers for reduction in pig prices are not good enough, according to the IFA.
By Eleanor McBennett on 21 September 2017
The 4c/kg reduction in pig prices was followed through by both Staunton’s and Dawn Pork and Bacon last Friday to fall in line with the rest of processors.
By Contributor on 14 September 2017
The trend of reducing prices is very worrying for farmers in the pig business, according to the IFA.
By Eleanor McBennett on 07 September 2017
Pig prices stable at present and demand for pork and bacon is expected to increase as schools reopen this week.
By Eleanor McBennett on 31 August 2017
Quotes for pigs from processors remain relatively settled this week.
By Eleanor McBennett on 24 August 2017
Pig prices have settled this week, with factories anxious to secure their weekly kill this week.
By Eleanor McBennett on 17 August 2017
Scientists remove one hurdle to growing human organs in pigs
Researchers in the US, Denmark and China have successfully removed potentially-harmful genes from pigs, raising hopes that the animals' organs could be transplanted into humans.
By Thomas Hubert on 11 August 2017
Tom Hogan, chair of the IFA pigs committee, calls on pig processors to stop undermining the Irish pigmeat sector with unjustified price cuts.
By Eleanor McBennett on 10 August 2017
Irish pig farmers need to have the current prices from the main pig-producing countries of Europe reflected in an immediate price increase, says the IFA.
By Eleanor McBennett on 03 August 2017
Demand from pig processors forcing the trade to continue its slow upward trend.
By Eleanor McBennett on 27 July 2017
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