Contents tagged with Weekly Market Report

22 October 2021

The latest June survey results showed Scottish cattle numbers grew 0.5% year-on-year, while sheep numbers rose 1.6%.

21 October 2021

In the week ending 20 October, the GB NSL SQQ averaged 234.2p/kg, 0.75p lower than the week before.

21 October 2021

UK dairy exports for the year so far (Jan-Aug) continue to run behind 2020, as do most imports.

20 October 2021

Forecasts for milk production lowered for 2021

20 October 2021

During September UK sheep kill was exceptionally low for the time of year. Lamb kill stood at just over 1 million head, a 16% year-on-year decline. Meanwhile ewe kill dropped 15%, to 108,000 head.

20 October 2021

UK exports of fresh and frozen sheep meat declined 18% on the year to 6,300 tonnes, according to HMRC data. This decline is in line with the last few months.

22 October 2021

The EU-spec SPP for the week ended 16 October dropped back to 146.35p/kg.

20 October 2021

Over the past few weeks, prime cattle prices have faced some pressure. In general, supply remains tight with fewer animals on the ground.

20 October 2021

5% fewer cattle were slaughtered in the UK in September year-on-year, according to Defra figures.

20 October 2021

Trade of beef remained in year-on-year growth in August, according to data from HMRC.

22 October 2021

Despite a widening price differential between farmgate pig prices in the UK and EU, UK imports remained relatively low during August.

18 October 2021

UK clean pig slaughter in September was similar to last year.

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