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on February 7, 2017

Broiler, pig production costs in Brazil rose in 2016

Average costs in 2016 for broiler farmers were 5 percent higher; costs for pig farmers rose 8 percent

December 2016 saw the trend of declining feed prices for Brazil’s poultry and pig producers continue, but overall average costs remained well above the start of the year.

According to the indices calculated by CIAS, the Central Intelligence Poultry and Swine with the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa), average costs…

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