Lamb

24 November 2020

The GB Cattle and UK Sheep Health and Welfare Groups (CHAWG and SHAWG) have launched their final biennial industry reports, highlighting areas of focus to drive forward improvements in the health and welfare of cattle and sheep.

20 November 2020

In this week’s blog, our lead analyst for livestock Duncan Wyatt looks at the potential implications of leaving the EU for our beef, lamb and pork sectors and what producers can do to prepare.

20 November 2020

In the week ending 18 November, the GB liveweight NSL SQQ averaged 209.36p/kg, up on the previous week by almost 5p.

17 November 2020

Exports of UK fresh/frozen sheep meat fell 22% year on year in September.

17 November 2020

The final report from the Sheep Health and Welfare Group (SHAWG) provides a wide ranging summary of facts and figures relating to the UK sheep industry. The report aims to encourage the identification and collection of additional data, particularly in relation to sheep industry priorities identified by SHAWG.

12 November 2020

The fifth Sheep Health and Welfare Group conference is taking place this year on Tuesday 24 November 2020, and will be the first time the conference has been held online.

12 November 2020

Liveweight lamb prices dropped back slightly over the last week. The GB liveweight NSL SQQ price averaged 204.79p/kg for the week ending 11 November.

12 November 2020

In October, the UK produced 27,400 tonnes of sheep meat, 2,100 tonnes (7%) less than October last year.

3 December 2020

This event highlights some of the key changes adopted within market access measures during the pandemic.

12 November 2020

There is a range of different market drivers that influence sheep prices, including supply, consumer demand and international trade to name a few. The exchange rate also plays a role.

5 November 2020

The latest week saw the average liveweight lamb price jump over 10p/kg, while the average deadweight price slipped by 5p/kg.

23 November 2020

In 2019, the UK was 109% self-sufficient for lamb, up by nearly 10% on the previous year. This increase was due to both a reduction in lamb consumption in the UK year-on-year, and an increase in domestic production.

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