United Kingdom – Decrease in number of pigs

The total number of pigs in the UK decreased by 0.9% since December 2009 to just under 4.4 million. The number of breeding pigs increased by 1.9% to 507 thousand in December 2010.
Monday 14 March 2011 (7 years 2 months 7 days ago)
The total number of pigs in the UK decreased by 0.9% since December 2009 to just under 4.4 million. The number of breeding pigs increased by 1.9% to 507 thousand in December 2010.

The total number of pigs fell by 0.9% to just under 4.4 million in December 2010, which is the lowest total over the last ten years. An increase in input costs is thought to have contributed to this small decline in numbers.

http://www.defra.gov.uk/evidence/statistics/foodfarm/landuselivestock/decsurvey/index.htm

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