GB deadweight cattle prices
This survey aims to provide a key indicator of prices paid for deadweight cattle on the EUROP classification grid from a sample of abattoirs across Great Britain.
All abattoirs in Great Britain slaughtering more than 20,000 adult cattle each year contribute to this survey. The data is collected weekly and published every Wednesday for the previous week (Sunday to Saturday). Each plant provides the price and weight as well as the fat class and conformation of each individual steer, heifer, young bull or cow procured deadweight.
The prices shown are in pence per kilogram and based on a UK dressing specification. They include all animals slaughtered regardless of scheme, breed or organic status and represent the average payable for the animal upon delivery to the abattoir, before deductions (e.g. procurement, transport, insurance, inspection, levy).
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