28 September 2021

Sheep meat is largely a niche product in the US with average per capita consumption being at just 0.5kg/year, which is an eighth of consumption in the UK. Although with a significantly larger population, overall consumption of lamb is around 170k tonnes per year.

23 September 2021

Prices for cattle and sheep around the world have generally strengthened over the past few weeks.

24 September 2021

Clean sheep prices fell in the latest week, there were lower throughputs in the markets, and a lower estimated slaughter

20 September 2021

There are just seven-weeks to go until the 2021 Sheep Breeders Round Table (SBRT), online event takes place this year between Monday 15 and Friday 19 November.

16 September 2021

Both the liveweight and deadweight GB lamb prices eased in the latest reporting weeks.

16 September 2021

During July UK fresh and frozen sheep meat exports totalled 6,200 tonnes, down 26% on the year, according to HMRC data. The EU remains the largest destination for UK exports, with 95% being sent there during the month.

14 September 2021

During August, UK sheep meat production once again declined sharply on the year, according to the latest Defra data. Production for the month totalled 22,800 tonnes, down 16% (4,500 tonnes).

9 September 2021

Liveweight prices have been under pressure this week, with the GB liveweight NSL SQQ falling 4.25p to 232.89p/kg in the week ended 8 September.

17 November 2021

Using EID tags is a lot easier than you might think, and they can make your job a lot more efficient.

2 November 2021

Anthelmintic resistance can be detected in flocks in a number of ways

13 October 2021

Benefits of integrating sheep on arable rotations

2 September 2021

It was a relatively quiet week for GB finished lamb prices. In the week ending 1 September, the GB liveweight NSL SQQ fell 1.53p on the previous week to 237.14p/kg.