Lamb

13 May 2021

UK lamb slaughter dropped 8% on-the-year in April to 864,800 head, according to Defra data

13 May 2021

The liveweight lamb market has weakened in the second week of May, with an increase in the throughput coming into GB auction markets.

10 May 2021

Germany is a net importer of sheep meat products. In 2020, Germany imported 47,900 tonnes of sheep meat (including offal) and exported just 5,000 tonnes.

6 May 2021

Both old season and new season liveweight lamb prices have increased during the past week. In the week ending 5 May, the GB Liveweight OSL SQQ prices increased 6.6p on the week to average 296.41p/kg. Prices are up 89p when compared to the same week in 2020.

5 May 2021

Average national grass growth rates were less than impressive during April, according to our Forage for Knowledge programme.

4 May 2021

The hide market was hit hard during the coronavirus pandemic, although the situation has since improved

21 May 2021

Join AHDB for a webinar about beef and sheep health and welfare.

30 April 2021

Back in January, we released a series of Agri-Market Outlooks looking at our expectations for 2021. We will now have a look over the lamb market outlook to see how well it has performed three months on.

29 April 2021

GB deadweight lamb prices dropped back in the latest week. In the week ending 24 April, the GB deadweight OSL SQQ fell by 5.3p on the week to average 674.2p/kg.

28 April 2021

Strategic Farm: Heifers – to breed or to buy?

28 April 2021

The Sheep Breeders Round Table (SBRT) is confirmed to take place between Monday 15 and Friday 19 November 2021.

12 May 2021

Meet the Challenge Sheep farmers. A project to develop best practice for managing replacement ewes as well as a better understanding of how the rearing phase can affect a ewe’s lifetime performance.

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