China’s Pig Slaughter and Sow Herd Data for January-May 2024

Key Highlights:

  • The number of pigs slaughtered in China by pig enterprises rose by 0.8% year-on-year for the period from January to May 2024, reaching 136.04 million.
  • The sow herd in China stood at 39.96 million head at the end of May 2024, a 6.2% decrease compared to the same period last year.