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Low milk price likely to cause a jump in EU dairy slaughterings this year

Low milk price likely to cause a jump in EU dairy slaughterings this year

Low farm-gate milk price is likely to result in an increase in the number of dairy cows slaughtered in Europe...

April 16, 2016

European sheep supplies set to remain tight in 2016 – AHDB

European sheep supplies set to remain tight in 2016 – AHDB

European sheep supplies are likely to remain tight in 2016, as the French ewe flock has declined by 2% in...

April 10, 2016

US beef imports reach highest levels in 11 years – Over 1m tonne imported in 2015

US beef imports reach highest levels in 11 years – Over 1m tonne imported in 2015

New figures show that the US imported more beef last year than any of the previous 11 years, up 50%...

April 3, 2016

UK buyers focus on in-spec animals – March beef price drops 6p/kg

UK buyers focus on in-spec animals – March beef price drops 6p/kg

Beef cattle which meet the supermarket specifications are considerable easier to sell in the UK, according to the AHDB. In...

April 2, 2016

Global ‘currency war’ had a big impact on the world’s biggest beef exporters

Global ‘currency war’ had a big impact on the world’s biggest beef exporters

Beef exports from Brazil and Australia – two of the top three beef producers in the world- recorded a mixed...

March 31, 2016

EU pigmeat consumption rises in 2015

EU pigmeat consumption rises in 2015

Pigmeat consumption is on the rise in the European Union, with the average person consuming 40.9kg of pigmeat in 2015,...

March 31, 2016

Britain has the cows to produce more milk this year, but will it?

Britain has the cows to produce more milk this year, but will it?

Average daily milk deliveries in Britain are now closely tracking last year’s levels, having slowed in the first few months...

March 21, 2016

Australian lamb production jumps 5% in January of this year

Australian lamb production jumps 5% in January of this year

The number of lambs slaughtered in Australia has jumped by 5% in January of this year on 2015 levels, according...

March 16, 2016

UK beef sales face ‘another challenging year’

UK beef sales face ‘another challenging year’

Currency exchanges, the mild winter and price-competitive poultry have all fed into the decline in value of UK retail beef...

February 14, 2016

Contraction in EU pig numbers to put more pressure on grain prices – AHDB

Contraction in EU pig numbers to put more pressure on grain prices – AHDB

A projected fall in EU pig numbers will reduce the demand for feed within that sector over the coming months,”...

January 24, 2016

Irish beef and sheepmeat exports to the UK fell in November

Irish beef and sheepmeat exports to the UK fell in November

Overall imports of beef into the UK in November were back 14% on last year at 20,000t, according to the...

January 17, 2016

Poland now the third largest beef exporter to UK, after Ireland and the Netherlands

Poland now the third largest beef exporter to UK, after Ireland and the Netherlands

Polish beef exports for first nine months of 2015 were up 23% on the year, according to AHDB, the English...

January 7, 2016

Six illnesses to look out for in your ewes in late pregnancy and lambing time

Six illnesses to look out for in your ewes in late pregnancy and lambing time

The busiest period on Irish sheep farms is just around the corner, and according to the AHDB’s Reducing lamb losses for Better...

January 1, 2016

‘EU sheepmeat output to remain stable but prices to fall in the short-term’

‘EU sheepmeat output to remain stable but prices to fall in the short-term’

Sheepmeat and goatmeat production are expected to stabilise over the next 10 years in the EU, according to the European...

December 13, 2015

‘Fragile export markets undermining benefits of a reduced beef kill’

‘Fragile export markets undermining benefits of a reduced beef kill’

The fragility of some export markets in the EU could undermine the tight supply situation in Ireland, according to the...

November 30, 2015

‘Extra cows on the French market to have a big impact on EU beef trade’

‘Extra cows on the French market to have a big impact on EU beef trade’

Developments in the French beef market are likely to have major consequences for the EU beef market, according to the...

November 30, 2015

‘The US beef herd is undergoing aggressive expansion’

‘The US beef herd is undergoing aggressive expansion’

The US beef herd is undergoing aggressive expansion and this has finally resulted in the halt in the decline of...

November 24, 2015