Archive for July, 2015

  • Environmental laws pressurise Chinese pig industry

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

    The data were recently released by the Chinese Agriculture Department. Total amount of live pigs produced in professional pig slaughterhouses in June was 15,899,100 head.
    Shortage of live pigs
    The figures fit in a longer trend. Total pig numbers offered for slaughter have been low since January, which can be explained by a shortage of live pigs, causing pig prices [...]