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20 January 2021

Both Sterling and the Euro have been firming against the US Dollar for several months now. As at 18 January, 1 GBP to USD was 1:1.36.

20 January 2021

UK sheep meat import volumes fell by 9% in November, compared to the previous year, totalling just 4,300 tonnes.

14 January 2021

Week ending 9 January, the GB deadweight SQQ averaged 518.6p/kg, 32p higher week on week.

14 January 2021

UK lamb kill during December was 1.25 million head, up 5% on year earlier levels, according to Defra. Total lamb kill for the whole of 2020 was estimated at 13.1 million head, which still puts total lamb kill during 2020 down by 50,000 head on the previous year.

13 January 2021

The latest figures from the UN FAO show that prices have been rising for most agricultural commodities.

13 January 2021

In the final figures from the Defra 2020 June Agricultural Survey, the UK sheep flock figure has been revised downward.

7 January 2021

In the week ending 2 January, the deadweight price rose up by 15.1p on the previous week to average 487.0p/kg. This puts prices up 36.9p on the same week of the previous week.

7 January 2021

Defra’s latest set of Farm Business Income accounts have now been released. The figures are based on 2019/20 with an accounting year ending February 2020.

7 January 2021

The New Zealand lamb crop fell by 1.5% (357,000 head) on the previous spring* to 22.89 million head, according to the latest data from Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).

6 January 2021

UK ex-farm wheat prices gained throughout December, supported by a tight domestic supply.

23 December 2020

Deadweight lamb prices have dropped back marginally during the last week.

17 December 2020

Deadweight lamb prices rose while liveweight prices fell away in the latest reporting weeks.

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