AHDB Beef and Lamb

No let-up in cattle prices – but lamb prices improve

No let-up in cattle prices – but lamb prices improve

Cattle prices lost ground again in the week ending March 16, according to the latest update from the AHDB. The overall...

March 24, 2019

Planning winter feed options for sheep

Planning winter feed options for sheep

A series of workshops to help sheep farmers reduce the impact of this year’s challenging weather conditions on the 2019...

September 23, 2018

‘Fall in EU milk price causing increase in the number of cows sent to slaughter’

‘Fall in EU milk price causing increase in the number of cows sent to slaughter’

Cow slaughterings in the EU for the first half of the year is up 8% compared to this time last...

September 2, 2016

Chinese beef and veal imports continue to grow this year

Chinese beef and veal imports continue to grow this year

Chinese beef and veal imports are up 60% on the corresponding period last year, reaching 295,000 tonnes, according to the AHDB...

July 26, 2016

French sheep meat market struggling with supply and demand levels

French sheep meat market struggling with supply and demand levels

French sheep meat production has increased so far this year but imports and consumption have both been down, according to a...

July 22, 2016

Northern lambs slaughtered in the Republic falls below 40%

Northern lambs slaughtered in the Republic falls below 40%

The numbers of lambs exported live from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland for direct slaughter have moved back...

October 26, 2015

Poor milk price drives UK cow slaughterings up 13.8% in July

Poor milk price drives UK cow slaughterings up 13.8% in July

The numbers of cull cows coming to slaughter in the UK in July of this year has increased by 13.8%...

September 11, 2015

EU ground beef market remains ‘positive’ despite drop in UK beef consumption

EU ground beef market remains ‘positive’ despite drop in UK beef consumption

The AHDB (the organisation for English beef and sheep) has highlighted that there has been some positives for the EU...

August 12, 2015

UK sheep meat imports from Ireland dropped 33% in June

UK sheep meat imports from Ireland dropped 33% in June

UK sheep meat imports for June dropped by 30% and those from Ireland dropped by 33%. The AHDB (the organisation...

August 12, 2015

Australian shipments drive up beef imports in Japan

Australian shipments drive up beef imports in Japan

Shipments from Australia have driven Japanese beef imports up in the second quarter (Q2) of 2015, AHDB, the organisation for...

August 9, 2015

New Zealand lamb exports increase in June (down in H1)

New Zealand lamb exports increase in June (down in H1)

Kiwi lamb exports in June increased year-on-year for the first time in 2015, AHDB, the organisation for the English beef...

August 5, 2015

‘There is potential for UK lamb on the US market’

‘There is potential for UK lamb on the US market’

In terms of volume, the US is the fourth biggest imported of sheepmeat in the world and Graeme Goodsir, US...

July 19, 2015

Australian cattle prices hit record high levels of 5.00c/kg

Australian cattle prices hit record high levels of 5.00c/kg

Australian cattle prices have hit record high levels due to increasing demand in US and Asian markets, AHDB, the organisation...

July 2, 2015

Sheep imports down 50% – impact of labelling rules and exchange rates

Sheep imports down 50% – impact of labelling rules and exchange rates

Imports of live sheep to Ireland have fallen by more than half in the first four months of 2015, according to the...

June 26, 2015

‘Global beef prices weakened in first four months of 2015’

‘Global beef prices weakened in first four months of 2015’

In the first four months of 2015 on average global beef prices weakened, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development...

June 25, 2015

Argentinian beef exports to EU up 13%

Argentinian beef exports to EU up 13%

Argentinian beef exports to the European Union (EU) are up 13% to 8,000t from the same time last year, according...

June 13, 2015