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Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture, 2016

Presents an overall picture of Scottish agriculture using data from the various agricultural surveys that RESAS manage.

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Table A6 Output and prices of pigs (1), poultry and livestock products, 2011 to 2015

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 (prov)
Finished pigs:
Number ('000 head) 826 767 660 761 849
Weight of meat ('000 tonnes) 65.5 59.8 50.8 58.9 65.5
Average price (£ per kg) 1.41 1.47 1.62 1.57 1.33
Value of output (£m) 92.2 87.4 82.3 92.2 87.1
Sows and boars:
Number ('000 head) 17 15 14 13 12
Weight of meat ('000 tonnes) 2.5 2.2 1.8 1.9 1.5
Average price (£ per head) 63.16 72.57 68.39 58.55 36.58
Value of output (£m) 1.1 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.4
Stock change (£m) (2) -2.1 -3.2 -2.7 1.8 0.0
Total value of output (£m) 88.9 83.2 78.6 92.7 85.1
Poultry:
Chickens: Weight of meat ('000 tonnes) 125 126 122 107 81
Other table poultry: Weight of meat ('000 tonnes) 9.6 10.5 9.4 9.8 10.8
Chickens: Average price (p per kg ) 84.0 89.0 97.0 86.0 78.0
Value of output (£m) 106.4 114.3 120.0 93.2 64.2
Stock change (£m) (2) -1.4 2.8 -2.4 -5.2 -2.7
Total value of output (£m) 105.0 117.1 117.6 88.0 61.5
Eggs:
Packing station throughput - laying cages (million eggs) 391 513 556 587 655
Packing station throughput - free range (million eggs) 639 479 477 519 616
Packing station throughput - other (million eggs) 113 51 49 68 99
Average price - laying cages (p per dozen) 56 71 72 66 63
Average price - free range (p per dozen) 86 96 101 98 96
Total value of output (£m) 73.4 73.5 78.4 81.5 93.2
Milk (including milk products):
Production (million litres) 1,300 1,307 1,351 1,438 1,502
Average price (p per litre) 26.75 27.88 31.26 31.46 24.14
Total value of output (£m) 349.5 366.3 424.3 454.5 364.4
Wool:
Clipwool (million kg) 6 6 6 6 6
Average receipts (p per kg) 131.92 82.43 110.10 123.40 111.14
Total value of output (£m) 8.2 5.3 6.2 7.4 6.4

(1) Excludes an estimated 40,000 weaner pigs sold as store.

(2) Value of the physical increase in on-farm stocks over the course of the year.

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