The month of March saw the average price of live pig in Brazil falling, according to the government market analysts Cepea.
In São Paulo State, the live-pig price registered at an average 66.29 Brazilian real (US$21.08) per arroba (11.5 kg).
The whole pig price quotes kept falling in March as common hog and special carcase prices fell by 9% and 9.2% respectively.
In comparison, calf prices reached the record high BRL1,444.22 ($451.31) for animals 8-12 months old on March 31 in Mato Grosso do Sul.
The poultry sector also enjoyed record revenue as fresh meat exports reached BRL1.584 billion ($503.81 million) in March, or a 29.7% increase over February and 28.7% increase over March 2014.