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April 2019

2018 Results - Italy

The pig production cost elaborated from our DB information has been 1,43 €/kg for a pig of 172 kg liveweight.

The Database of SIP Consultors in Italy includes approximately 55.000 sows, in 13 companies.

April 2019

2018 Results - Spain

The economic results of 2018 in Spain elaborated from our DB information are:

  • Average net price obtained: 1,08 €/kg. Average price of Mercolleida: 1,13 €/kg. 
  • Production: 1,05 €/kg for a pig of 110 kg liveweight.

The DataBase of SIP Consultors includes more than 950.000 sows in more than 200 companies throughout Spain.

This production cost does not necessarily represent the actual cost of the whole production in Spain. The sample, though wide and varied, takes into account the kind of companies that are more sensitive to economic management, and probably, with a better cost.

December 2018

Summary InterPIG 2017

The InterPIG data from the year 2017 shows that Spain holds a privileged position within the European pig production, with a positive RESULT (margin) of 17 c€/kg live weight.

It has a 10 c€/kg margin higher than the EU4 group. This advantage for Spain is the result of:

  • A SALE PRICE at the same level of the EU4 average group (120 c€/kg).
  • A PRODUCTION COST which remains 10 c€/kg lower than the EU4 average group (SP: 103 c€/kg – EU4: 113 c€/kg).

Regarding the year 2016: the price of Spain has recovered 3 c€ in relation to the EU4 average, and the production cost remains 10 c€ lower.

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July 2018

InterPIG annual meeting 2018

The annual InterPIG meeting took place in Reggio Emilia (Italy), from 2nd to 4th of July. During the meeting, the production costs and performance figures from participating countries were shown. 

The final figures will be available in the autumn. The report will be shared with all of the SIP users.

InterPIG is an international group of experts in the pig sector economy, whose objective is the exchange of technical and financial information. The main European countries in pig production form part of this global network, in addition to Brazil, the United States and Canada. SIP has been a member of InterPIG since 2006, providing Spanish data.

April 2018

2017 Results – Italy

The pig production cost elaborated from our DB information has been 1,41 €/kg for a pig of 171 kg liveweight.

The Database of SIP Consultors in Italy includes approximately 55.000 sows, in 13 companies.

April 2018

2017 Results – Spain

The economic results of 2017 in Spain elaborated from our DB information are:

  • Average net price obtained: 1,20 €/kg. Average price of Mercolleida: 1,26 €/kg. 
  • Production: 1,03 €/kg for a pig of 109 kg liveweight.

The DataBase of SIP Consultors includes more than 900.000 sows in more than 185 companies throughout Spain.

This production cost does not necessarily represent the actual cost of the whole production in Spain. The sample, though wide and varied, takes into account the kind of companies that are more sensitive to economic management, and probably, with a better cost.

February 2018

VII SIP Congress - Video

January 2018

VII SIP Congress

Last Thursday, on January 25th the VII SIP Congress, which is celebrated every two years, took place in la Llotja (Lleida).

All the customers of the SIP Model were invited. More than 350 from Spain, Italy and Portugal attended the Congress.

The presentations in this edition were: 1) The swine sector in Spain, 2) Antimicrobials in swine production, 3) Accommodation and Management - Resource Optimization, 4) Sows productivity - Rearing mortality, 5) Sales: seasonality of the supply, 6) Sensitivity of the factors: Economic impact, SIP 25 – Presentation.

The presentations were all made by the technicians of SIP with the exception of the “antimicrobials in porcine” which was carried out by Lorenzo Fraile of the UdL.

The main source of information for the preparation of the reports is retrieved from the SIP database. It contains technical and economic information of farms from more than 200 companies and about 1 million productive sows.

July 2017

InterPIG annual meeting 2017

The annual InterPIG meeting took place in the University of Wageningen (Neherlands), from 26th to 28th of June.

During the meeting, the production costs and performance figures from participating countries were shown. The provisional 2016 data point out that Spain, within the European context, keeps having a really competitive production cost, however it’s losing advantage of the sale price.

The final figures will be available in September. The report will be shared with all of the SIP users.

InterPIG is an international group of experts in the pig sector economy, whose objective is the exchange of technical and financial information. The main European countries in pig production form part of this global network, in addition to Brazil, the United States and Canada. SIP has been a member of InterPIG since 2006, providing Spanish data.

April 2017

Results of 2016 – Italy

The pig production cost elaborated from our DB information has been 1,39 €/kg for a pig of 172 kg liveweight.

The Database of SIP Consultors in Italy includes approximately 55.000 sows, in 13 companies.

April 2017

2016 Results – Spain

The economics results of 2016 in Spain elaborated from our DB information are:

  • Average net price obtained: 1,07 €/kg. Average price of Mercolleida: 1,13 €/kg. 
  • Production: 1,03 €/kg for a pig of 108 kg liveweigth.

Data Base of SIP Consultors includes more than 800.000 sows in more than 170 companies throughout Spain.

TThis production cost does not necessarily represent the actual cost of the whole production in Spain. The sample, though wide and varied, takes into account the kind of companies that are more sensitive to economic management, and probably, with a better cost.

October 2016

2016 First half-year Results - Spain

The economics results of the first half-year 2016 in Spain elaborated from our DB information are:

  • The average price of Mercolleida has been 0,97 €/kg and the average net price obtained has been 1,02 €/kg.
  • The production cost has been at 1,03 €/kg for a pig of 110 kg liveweigth.

Data Base of SIP Consultors includes more than 800.000 sows in more than 170 companies throughout Spain.

This production cost does not necessarily represent the actual cost of the whole production in Spain. The sample, though wide and varied, takes into account the kind of companies that are more sensitive to economic management, and probably, with a better cost.

July 2016

InterPIG annual meeting 2016

InterPIG annual meeting took place in Mataró (Barcelona) from 25th to 27th June and it was organized by SIP.

The meeting was attended by 25 participants from 16 countries: the main European ones besides Brazil and USA.

The main objectives of this meeting are: 1) describe the characteristics of the pig sector in the host country, 2) share the technical and economic performance of individual countries.

On this year agenda we would point out:

  • The presentation of the Spanish pig sector by 5 representatives of the sector: Pablo Bernardos (MAGRAMA), Miguel A. Higuera (ANPROGAPOR), Quim Xifra (DARP), Ricard Parés (PORCAT) and Jorge Costa (Feed Costa).
  • The welcome dinner, sponsored by INTERPORC.
  • The visit to the farm ‘El Mujal’ located in Navàs (Barcelona). It has 1.600 sows and produces the ‘Ral d'Avinyó’.

We would like to thank the speakers, INTERPORC and ‘El Mujal’ farm for their contribution which has make the meeting more positive for participants.

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July 2016

InterPIG annual meeting 2016 - Photos

InterPIG meeting and visit to the farm 'El Mujal'.

May 2016

InterPIG annual meeting 2016

InterPIG annual meeting will take place in Spain (Mataró) on 27, 28 and 29 of June and will be organized by SIP Consultors.

The event will be attended by representatives of the main European producers and the United States, Canada, Brazil and South Korea.

The aim of the meeting is to present and discuss the 2015 production costs.

In addition, some speakers will present the most relevant aspects of Spanish pig sector and finally all the group will visit a farm to see the reality of the Spanish production.

We are proud to organize this meeting. We think it’s positive to celebrate the meeting in Spain given the high competitive level of the pig sector.

April 2016

Results of 2015 – Italy

The pig production cost elaborated from our DB information has been 1,42 €/kg for a pig of 170 kg liveweight.

The Database of SIP Consultors in Italy includes approximately 55.000 sows, in 13 companies.

April 2016

Results of 2015 - Spain

The economics results of 2015 in Spain elaborated from our DB information are:

  • The average price of Mercolleida has been 1,13 €/kg and the average net price obtained has been 1,08 €/kg.
  • The production cost has been at 1,09 €/kg for a pig of 107 kg liveweigth.

 

Data Base of SIP Consultors includes more than 800.000 sows in more than 170 companies throughout Spain.

This production cost does not necessarily represent the actual cost of the whole production in Spain. The sample, though wide and varied, takes into account the kind of companies that are more sensitive to economic management, and probably, with a better cost.

December 2015

VI SIP Congress - Video

 

November 2015

VI SIP Congress (2015)

On September 26th, it took place the VI edition of the SIP Congress in Lleida (La Llotja).

450 farmers from all Spain, Portugal and Italy attended the Congress.

The Congress included the presentation of several studies and reports regarding both technical and economic aspects of swine production.

We would to express thanks to all attendants for participating in the conferences and for the interest shown in all presentations.

You can check all the documentation from presentations in our section ARCHIVE.

October 2015

Collaboration in research work

SIP has collaborated in the research project Production parameters and pig production costs in Spain: Temporary evolution 2010 -2014.

The main objectives of this project are:

  • To describe the production parameters and standard costs.
  • To predict the temporary evolution of production factors and costs of production.
  • To describe to what extent the size of the company influences the production parameters and costs of production.

The work team has been led by the professor Lorenzo Fraile from UdL, and counted on the participation of Jovani Amador and the SIP team.

The basis of information of the project has been the SIP Database.

June 2015

Annual Meeting InterPIG Group

SIP has participated in the annual meeting of InterPIG group. This year it has been in Florianópolis (Santa Catarina, Brazil) from 22 to 24 June.

At the meeting the costs and production factors of the member countries were presented, corresponding to 2014.

The group includes the main European countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, France, Holland, Italy, Ireland, UK and Sweden; as well as Brazil, Canada and USA.

The meeting ended with a visit to Sinop (Matto Grosso), to visit a farm of 3,500 sows and 4,000 hectares of soybean and corn.

SIP Consultors has been a member of InterPIG since 2006, providing Spanish data.

April 2015

Results of 2014 - Italy

The production cost of 2014 in Italy elaborated from our DB information (*) has been 1,44 €/kg for a pig of 170 kg liveweight.

Details of the production cost and technical factors.

Data Base of SIP Consultors in Italy includes 50.000 sows approximately, in 12 companies.

April 2015

Results of 2014 - Spain

The economics results of 2014 in Spain elaborated from our DB information (*) are:

  • The production cost has been at 1,11 €/kg for a pig of 107 kg liveweigth.
  • The average price of Mercolleida has been 1,27 €/kg and the average net price obtained has been 1,21 €/kg.
  • The margin shows a benefit of 10 ct € per kg.

Details of the production cost and technical factors.

 

 

Data Base of SIP Consultors includes more than 800.000 sows in more than 150 companies throughout Spain.

This production cost does not necessarily represent the actual cost of the whole production in Spain. The sample, though wide and varied, takes into account the kind of companies that are more sensitive to economic management, and probably, with a better cost.

Septber 2014

New online app DMs

SIP is gradually providing its customers with the new app for the online recording of monthly data.

This app offers several advantages over the classic system (Excel template), and in particular more reliable data.

Septber 2014

SIP-InterPIG Report - 2013

From the information in the InterPIG database, SIP has released the 2013 version.

The report confirms the privileged position of the productive sector in Spain, which had already been observed in the recent years.

Spain has the lowest Production cost among European countries and a sale Price located in one of the highest levels in Europe.

June 2014

New online app AVE

SIP has developed on-line AVE app for recording and analysing sales. It has 2 versions:

  1. BASE Version: aimed at obtaining the COMPARATIVE report.
  2. ANALYSIS version: aimed at analysing the sales in detail:
    • Recording of the sales in transport to slaughterhouse.
    • ANALYSIS reports: by periods, Origin, Destination, animal Type, etc.
    • COMPARATIVE biannual-annual report.
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