2 July 2020

Liveweight and deadweight new season lamb prices rose by 2p and 2.5p in the latest week, respectively.

2 July 2020

The UK wheat crop is expected to be smaller year-on-year, with UK crop conditions now varying across regions.

25 June 2020

Liveweight lamb prices have had a bumper week this week. The GB liveweight NSL SQQ gained 12p, to 226.64p/kg. Industry reports suggest supplies were below demand.

18 June 2020

During April UK exports of fresh and frozen primary sheep meat totalled just over 6,100 tonnes, down 2,300 tonnes year-on-year. UK export volumes were expected to contract due to the on-going COVID-19 situation both here, and on the continent.

18 June 2020

Overall the disruption and uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to continue for many more months. For a second consecutive year, global meat production is expected to contract.

18 June 2020

During the week ending 17 June the seasonal downwards pressure on lamb prices remained. The GB liveweight NSL SQQ dropped almost 20p, to 214.28p/kg.

12 June 2020

Lamb kill production in May had many of the same trends as in April. Numbers forwards were significantly down (-22%) on-the-year, at 766,000 head.

11 June 2020

Lamb prices decline Liveweight prices continued to follow the seasonal trend this week. In the week ended 10 June, the GB liveweight NSL SQQ fell by 4p, to 234.22p/kg.

10 June 2020

The lack of rainfall, particularly across England and Wales, has started to seriously restrict grass growth.

4 June 2020

In the week ended 30 May, the GB deadweight NSL SQQ dropped almost 19p, to 526.7p/kg. Estimated kill has continued on the same trend as it has for most of 2020.

4 June 2020

Red meat demand appears to have bounced back and is now overall slightly up year-on-year. Beef and pork have both recorded growth, while lamb is steady.

29 May 2020

English abattoir capacity and utilisation

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