• Ukrainian slaughter pig prices went up due to the quarantine

    In the first half of March, the average purchase price of live weight pork was at UAH 44.8/kg. However, there was an upward movement of quotation in the middle of the month. Thus, the average slaughter pig price rose by 3%, according to Oleksandra Bondarska, the head analyst of the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders.

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  • Ukrainian live pig prices: the quotation recovered

    The end of winter was marked by a sudden rehabilitation of purchase prices for slaughter pigs. According to the results of weekly monitoring of live market prices, the average market price during the last week of February added 5.4% to the previous week’s price, reaching 42.7 UAH/kg. This was reported by Olexandra Bondarska, the head analyst of the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders.

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  • Ukrainian live pigs market: prices stabilized

    During the second week of October, the slaughter pig prices maintained the achieved previously level. According to the results of pig prices monitoring made by the analytical department of the AUPB, the range of this week remained at the 46−49 UAH/kg level and the market average shifted up by 1.4% to 48.13 UAH/kg.

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  • International Pig Farm Day — what is awaiting you

    October 17, 2019, “UBI Conference Hall” (Kyiv region, Glevaha village, 10 Pidpryemnytska Street) is a date and place where pork producers and people who connected with pig farming are gathered together. Organizers of the International Pig Farm Day are the same – Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders, PU “Ukrainian Agri Council” and Dykun Company.

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  • Ukrainian live pigs market: a sudden upward movement

    October began for pork producers quite nicely: the purchase prices for live pigs suddenly increased. According to the results of pig prices monitoring made by the analytical department of the AUPB, the average purchase price this week increased by more than 4% and reached 47.46 UAH/kg.

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  • Ukrainians do not eat enough pork

    According to the medical recommendations, the healthy pork consumption rate is about 30 kg per year. Instead, Ukrainians eat half as much, reports the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders.

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  • Ukrainian live pigs market: price stabilization

    During the last week of the summer, the live pig market prices in Ukraine continued to rise, but at a slower rate than on the eve of the holiday weekend. According to the results of weekly monitoring of live pig prices, which is conducted by the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders, the average market price added 1% to the level of the previous week and amounted to 49.4 UAH/kg.

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  • Estimate: Ukrainian pork production will decrease by 7% in 2020 because of ASF

    Recently, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine held an emergency meeting about the ASF situation. The ministry specialists, as well as the State Consumer Service’ and the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders’ representatives, joined the discussion.

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  • Ukrainian live pigs market: prices went up in late summer

    The third decade of August was marked by an increase in Ukrainian pig prices. The analysts of the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders detect corresponding dynamics in the live pigs market based on the results of weekly price monitoring.

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  • In the middle of summer, pork imports rebound

    According to the customs statistics of the State Tax Service of Ukraine, during January-July, Ukraine imported 13 600 tons of pork with a total value of 25.7 million USD. This escalates the last year’s mark by 11% or 1.4 thousand tonnes. "If the import activity in July remained at the level of the previous two months, the volume of foreign pork incomes in January-July of the current year would be equal to last year’s," – comment the analysts of the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders.

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  • Live pigs market: prices are “at peace”

    In mid-August, prices for the live weight of pig ranged from 46 to 48 UAH/kg. The analytical department of the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders reports on the price range volatility and a slight fluctuation of the market average (-0.2% below the previous week, at 47.06 UAH/kg).

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  • 3% of the Ukrainian pig farms comply with the main criteria for insurance from ASF

    Although the African Swine Fever (AFS) has been in Ukraine since 2012, at the present moment, only one domestic pig farm is insured against this disease. Why? First of all, because of the requirements for a farm.

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  • “No” to ecoterrorism in pig production

    The reoccurrences of manipulation in the ecology field for political influence or money extortion purposes are found more frequently lately. This situation came about not only in pig production, but also in other industries, and not only in the agro-industrial complex. To fight the so-called “ecoterrorism”, industry associations decided to unite their efforts.

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  • Ukraine: Experiments on piglets’ identification will continue

    Members of the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders and experts of Agency of animal identification and registration agreed to continue piglet’s identification experiment. This time, animals will be tattooed in Nastashka, LLC.

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  • Consumption of pork in Ukraine: experts predict increasing in 2019

    Domestics analysts expect growing of pork and its products production, consumption and import in 2019. According to the premilitary results of Economics discussion board’s experts, meat products production in Ukraine can increase by 750 000 tones (+1%) in 2019. Relevant data were released in the balance of demand and supply of meat and meat products developed by analysts Economics Discussion Board (EDB).

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  • Why does the new veterinary medicine draft law need to be refined?

    Elaboration of a new version of draft Law «On the Introduction of Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Veterinary Medicine' (hereinafter — the Draft Law) took over a year. But after it was released it became clear that document needs significant improvements. Association of Pig Producers of Ukraine as well as other field specific unions, members of Food Safety and Veterinary Committee of Community Council at State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection have taken on this work.

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  • Commercial producers have increased the pig herd

    Over the year, a number of ‘industrial’ pigs in Ukraine went up by 2%. The corresponding increase in pigs’ number in commercial farms was noted by analysts of the Association of Pig Producers of Ukraine with reference to the data of the SSSU.

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