Latest Beef

10 August 2020

Sales at meat counters fell 57% in lockdown but have started to recover

7 August 2020

After initial declines at the start of lockdown the takeaway market has returned to its pre-COVID high

6 August 2020

During the week ending 5 August the GB liveweight NSL SQQ fell by 9p week-on-week to 215.42/kg.

6 August 2020

Average store lamb prices are currently at exceptionally high levels, averaging close to £70/head. Strong finished prices are undeniably playing a role in supporting prices.

6 August 2020

The EU has long been an attractive market for major beef exporters around the world. So far this year usage of the available quotas has been lower.

5 August 2020

Deadweight cattle prices rose again this week, with prime prices up across the board as supplies continued to tighten

5 August 2020

Trade data from the world’s biggest beef exporters, show year on year increases in volumes, but at falling prices.

31 July 2020

Managing outwintered livestock starts with the transition or change of diet. This is important because forage crops differ in composition to grass, and the rumen microbes need time to adapt. It also allows the stock to adapt to foraging rather than grazing, particularly for root crops, and potentially reduce the chance of any weight loss.

30 July 2020

Hide and skin prices have been under long-term pressure, and it’s only been increasing since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past seven years hide prices have fallen by almost two thirds.

30 July 2020

During the week ending 29 July the GB liveweight NSL SQQ increased 7.3p week-on-week, to 224.36p/kg. With prices at these high levels the key question on many minds is where will they go next? Some reports have suggested August could bring a return to more normal trade.

30 July 2020

Ex-farm feed wheat prices steadily increased week-on-week throughout July.

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