Beef markets

The latest industry data, analysis and insights from the beef sector to help inform your business decisions.

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For further information please view our monthly beef snapshot, an at-a-glance update on the latest trends in the beef markets.

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17 September 2020

Numbers of cattle in Great Britain continued to be tighter year-on-year at 1 July, according to the latest data from BCMS.

16 September 2020

GB prime deadweight cattle markets have continued to move down in the week ending 12 September.

10 September 2020

During August, beef and veal production in the UK totalled 74,100 tonnes, 1% more than was produced in August last year.

9 September 2020

Straw prices have continued to creep up, supported by lower yields of this seasons harvest tightening available supplies on the market.

9 September 2020

In the week ending 5 September, the GB all prime average deadweight cattle price stood at 372.0p/kg, down by just over a penny on the week.

8 September 2020

Sales of sexed dairy semen accounted for just over half of dairy semen sales in the year to March 2020, jumping up from a 32% share the previous year.

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