FALL OF LIVESTOCK PRICES – now also calves and piglets and fattening pigs

The previous period was marked by the following trends in price movements when it comes to cattle.

  1. Fall in the price of calves of the SM breed weighing up to 160 kilograms in the area of ​​Pirot, Požarevac and Kragujevac;
  2. Lower prices of piglets and fattening pigs compared to the previous period;
  3. Fall in the price of lambs in the area of ​​Kragujevac, Niš and Sombor;

DECREASE in purchase prices for calves, cows and fattening steers, only fattening bulls at the same rate

During the third week of January, it was registered in slaughterhouses in the Pirot region decrease in purchase prices for calves of the SM breed with a body weight of up to 160 kilograms which is also 500/kg i SM breed slaughter cow at 300 din/kg with quite a good offer and demand for this period of the year.

Purchase price fattening bulls of the SM breed with a body weight of over 500 kilograms it kept last week’s level. It was 400 din/kg.

In the week behind us, it was recorded a drop in the selling price of calves of the SM breed weighing up to 160 kilograms at the livestock market in Požarevac. This category of cattle could usually be sold for 550 din/kg. In addition to calves, fattened beef cattle with a body weight of 350 to 480 kilograms could be bought at a dominant price of 450 dinars/kg. The volume of supply and demand was average. The purchase price of calves of the SM breed weighing up to 160 kilograms was lower compared to the previous period in slaughterhouses in the Šumadija region, since the amount of 600 din/kg dominated.

The fall in the purchase price was also recorded in the category fattened cattle with a body weight of over 480 kilograms, because the amount of 250 din/kg dominated. The volume of the offer was at an average level. Slaughterhouses from the area of ​​Šabac and surrounding towns bought fattened cattle weighing more than 480 kilograms at a dominant 340 din/kg at lower prices compared to the previous period, and the main reason was the good offer of this category of cattle. The dominant purchase price of fattened cattle with a body weight of over 480 kilograms was 330 dinars/kg in slaughterhouses in the South Banat region during the past week with the average offer and the number of heads purchased.

Piglets and fattening pigs at lower prices

Butchers from the area of ​​Šabac and surrounding towns bought at lower prices last week piglets with a body weight of 16 to 25 kilograms i fattening pigs with a body weight of 80 to 120 kilograms. Breeders usually received 400 din/kg for purchased piglets, and 200 din/kg for fattening pigs. In slaughterhouses in the territory of the Jablanica region, there was a drop in the purchase prices of piglets with a body weight of 16 to 25 kilograms and fattening pigs with a body weight of over 120 kilograms, so in the category of piglets, the amount dominated was 350 din/kg, and in the category of fattening pigs, the amount was 230 din / kg. The same categories of pigs were cheaper compared to the previous period at the livestock market in Leskovac. At the live stock market in Pirot, a drop in piglet sales prices was recorded, since the amount of 380 dinars/kg was dominant in both categories. A drop in the selling prices of piglets with a body weight of 16 to 25 kilograms and fattening pigs with a body weight of 80 to 120 kilograms was recorded at the livestock market in Smederevo. In the category of piglets, the amount of 370 din/kg dominated, while for fattening pigs, the amount was 270 din/kg. The purchase prices of all categories of pigs purchased by slaughterhouses from the Zaječar region were lower in the week after us. The purchase price of piglets with a body weight of 16 to 25 kilograms was 380 din/kg, the purchase price of fattening pigs varied from 340 to 360 din/kg depending on the category, and the purchase of sows for slaughter took place at a price of 210 din/kg. STIPS reporters recorded an increase in the selling price of slaughter sows at the live cattle market in Požarevac last week. The amount of 210 din/kg dominated. The purchase price of piglets with a body weight of 16 to 25 kilograms was higher compared to the previous period in slaughterhouses from the South Banat region, since the amount of 400 dinars/kg dominated. Unlike them, the price of fattening pigs with a body weight of 80 to 120 kilograms was lower, as the amount of 210 din/kg dominated.

Fall in the price of lambs in the area of ​​Kragujevac, Niš and Sombor

Lambs and goats were cheaper compared to the previous period at the livestock market in Kragujevac.

Unlike them, the selling price Odom it was HIGHER compared to the previous period.

Buyers had to pay 370 din/kg for lambs, 170 din/kg for goats, and 220 din/kg for kids, and ten heads were on offer. In the slaughterhouses in the Šumadija region, there was also a drop in the purchase prices of lambs (340 din/kg) and goats (170 din/kg). in Niš there was a drop in the sale price of lambs during the past week, because the sale was usually at a price of 400 dinars/kg. The supply volume was very weak, but slightly better than the previous week. In the period from January 16 to 22, lambs were cheaper on the livestock market in Sombor, because most often the sale took place at a price of 300 din/kg. At the cattle market in Smederevo an increase in the sales prices of lambs and lambs was recorded, since the dominant price of lambs was 420 din/kg. Growth in the purchase price of lambs was also recorded in slaughterhouses in the Central Banat region, as the amount of 380 din/kg dominated. The purchase prices of sheep and goats were higher compared to the previous period in slaughterhouses in the territory of the Danube region. Last week, butchers paid 270 din/kg for purchased sheep, and 170 din/kg for purchased sheep.

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