Beef market analysis

Keeping up to date with all of the latest beef market information is crucial. Here we have all the latest analysis and insight from our industry experts to help guide you through market movements and provide a clear, impartial view on what it all means.

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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.

Steak is now taking a larger share of the market

Global beef production is revised down by 1% to 60.8 million tonnes due to lower than expected slaughter in Brazil, China and North America

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