Tuesday , June 15 2021
Home / South China Morning Post / China’s obese pigs fuel relentless slump in pork prices

China’s obese pigs fuel relentless slump in pork prices

Summary:
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Obese pigs in China are being blamed for worsening a sudden rout in the country’s pork prices.Since late last year, farmers have been fattening hogs to almost double their normal weight – roughly the size of a pygmy hippo or a female polar bear – in hopes that the animals will generate higher returns should prices rebound.Cao Tao, a pig trader in the northwestern province of Shaanxi, said many of the swine he is buying weigh more than 200kg, compared with their usual size of around 125kg. “Some…

Topics:
Bloomberg considers the following as important:

This could be interesting, too:

Tyler Durden writes Stanford Study: Most Mass Shooters Have Undiagnosed Psychiatric Illnesses

Tyler Durden writes Texas Electricity Prices Explode With Power Grid On Verge Of Another Meltdown

Tyler Durden writes Greenwald: The Enduring False Narrative About The PULSE Massacre Shows The Power Of Media Propaganda

Tyler Durden writes Goldman: Imagine You Were Stuck On A Deserted Island For The Past Couple Of Years

[unable to retrieve full-text content]
Obese pigs in China are being blamed for worsening a sudden rout in the country’s pork prices.Since late last year, farmers have been fattening hogs to almost double their normal weight – roughly the size of a pygmy hippo or a female polar bear – in hopes that the animals will generate higher returns should prices rebound.Cao Tao, a pig trader in the northwestern province of Shaanxi, said many of the swine he is buying weigh more than 200kg, compared with their usual size of around 125kg. “Some…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.