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Hungarian pig stock down

The latest livestock figures from Hungary, recorded in December 2007, reveal that the pig stock has decreased.

According to figures from the Central Statistics Office in Budapest, pigs amounted to 3.9m head, among which 262,000 were sows.

In comparison to December 2006, there was a clear 3% drop in the overall herd.

The sow herd has experienced an even greater reduction of 10% at the end of 2007 in comparison to a year previously.

Related website:
• Hungarian Central Statistics Office

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