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Danish pig sector begins to stabilise

Following the decline in the Danish pig market last year, there are signs of change and the market is now stablising.

At the beginning of July 2008, there were 12.35million pigs in Denmark, a 9.5% year on year decrease from the same month in 2007. The number of sows was around 8.5% lower than in July 2007. However, since Spring 2008, the number of sows has remained constant.
 
Meanwhile, the Netherlands has seen a reduction in the number of sows. In April 2007 there were 1.15 million sows in the Netherlands, opne year later this number has fallen to 1.07 million.

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