GB deadweight pig prices (UK 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 UK specification.

The UK-Spec SPP in the week ending 25 June was 183.20p/kg, an increase of 1.37p on the previous week.

Estimated slaughter in the week ending 25 June was 168,700 head, around 750 fewer the previous week. Carcase weights averaged 90.81 kg, a slight drop again compared to a week earlier, which is a good indication that the backlog is dropping, at least at a national level; quite a few individual cases are thought to persist.

The UK-Spec APP averaged 188.33p/kg in the week ending 18 June. This is a gain of 2.4p on the week before. The spread between the APP and the SPP therefore widened to 6.50p.

To find out more about our weekly deadweight pig price reporting series please visit our frequently asked question page or view the video below

Deadweight pig price reporting: Information and FAQs

Additional information

Please note that the prices shown in the tables on this web page may occasionally differ from the official SPP and APP prices contained within the PDF reports. This is due to rounding and we are working to align the systems. The  SPP and APP PDF reports can be downloaded using the links above on this page and contain additional price by weight band information to help provide more insight. If you have any questions please contact us at dead.weight@ahdb.org.uk

Historic SPP and APP data

EU and UK dressing specifications

The latest GB Standard Pig Price (SPP)

The latest GB All Pig Price (APP)

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