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Pig production cycle (typical systems)


Pig production cycle






Statistics for Pigs and Pigmeat


Pigs and Pigmeat 
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
Total marketing pigs
(000s)
12 488 10 565 10 295 9 003 8 833 8 709 8 727 9 076 8 997 8 557 (f)
Pigs value of production
(£ millions)
800 748 687 671 680 677 685 736 865 968 978
Pork - home fed as % new supply
(%)
92 73 74 71 73 70 68 69
Bacon & Ham - home fed as % new supply
(%)
45 43 43 43 42 44 45 42
Pig meat - home fed as % new supply
(%)
70% 58% 58% 49% 49% 48% 48% 49% 52% 50% 52%