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China’s pig numbers rise but supplies still tight before Lunar New Year holiday, agriculture ministry says

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]China’s pig herd increased by 2 per cent in November compared with the previous month, the agriculture ministry said on Monday, the first increase in a year.Sow stocks were up 4 per cent on October, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs on its website, the second consecutive month of a rise in the breeding herd inventory.The closely watched data comes after an epidemic of African swine fever devastated the world’s top hog herd, reducing it by 41 per cent year on year by October…

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China’s pig herd increased by 2 per cent in November compared with the previous month, the agriculture ministry said on Monday, the first increase in a year.Sow stocks were up 4 per cent on October, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs on its website, the second consecutive month of a rise in the breeding herd inventory.The closely watched data comes after an epidemic of African swine fever devastated the world’s top hog herd, reducing it by 41 per cent year on year by October…
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