Brazil: Pig slaughter decreases in the 1st quarter

Published Jun 13, 2024

Tridge summary

In the first quarter of 2024, Brazil experienced a slight decrease in pig slaughter numbers, with a total of 13.95 million pigs slaughtered, marking a 1.6% reduction from the same period in 2023 and a 1.4% decrease from the previous quarter. This decline was primarily due to 15 out of 24 Federation Units seeing a decrease in pig slaughter numbers, with the most significant drops observed in Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Mato Grosso do Sul, and Mato Grosso. Conversely, Paraná and São Paulo experienced the most notable increases in pig slaughter numbers during the same timeframe.
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Original content

In the first quarter of 2024, 13.95 million heads of pigs were slaughtered, a reduction of 1.6% compared to the same period in 2023 and 1.4% compared to the fourth quarter of 2023. The slaughter of 229.81 thousand fewer heads in the first quarter of 2024, compared to the same period last year, was driven by declines in 15 of the 24 Federation Units that participated in the survey. Among the states with a share of at least 1.0%, the falls occurred in: Minas Gerais (-179.32 thousand heads), Rio Grande do Sul (-85.35 thousand heads), Santa Catarina (-83.07 thousand heads heads), Mato Grosso do Sul (-42.80 thousand heads), Mato Grosso (-40.48 thousand heads) and ...
Source: 3tres3
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