Beef markets

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

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

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.

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

Cow prices have been rallying across Europe in recent weeks. However, unlike the UK, most major countries are still pricing cows below year-earlier levels.

In the w/e 25 July, the GB all-prime and cull cow average deadweight prices totalled 361.9p/kg and 263.6p/kg, respectively.


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