GB deadweight pig prices (EU spec)

Updated weekly

The APP (All Pig Price) is the GB average deadweight pig price achieved by producers each week. The SPP (Standard Pig Price) is the average price for GB standard pigs, those that have not received a premium for the production system, feed regime or breed. The prices are collected from voluntary surveys. These prices are for carcases dressed to EU specification.

In the week ending 25 July, the EU-spec SPP slipped by 0.43p on the week to average 165.18p/kg. The measure is now 12.39p above the same week last year and 18.91p above the five-year average. Industry reports suggest that weaker retail and export demand dampened prices. 

Estimated slaughter fell by 400 head on the week to 156,800 head. Carcase weights averaged 85.71kg, up 680g on the week.

In the week ending 18 July, the EU-spec APP fell 0.25p on the week to average 168.45p/kg. The measure is now 13.73p above the same week last year and 19.66p above the five-year average.

In February 2020 the weight bands we publish were amended. This report below provides some historical figures for comparison purposes. Data by weight band is published  on a weekly basis in our SPP full report.

You can sign up to receive the SPP (Standard Pig Price) by texting dwpig to 83070 for 50p per weekly report. To receive the APP (All Pig Price) by SMS please text dwapp to 84555 for 25p per weekly report.

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