Beef / Lamb & Pig Price Tracker

neilo

Member
Mixed Farmer
Location
Montgomeryshire
🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔No the sheep are just a hobby to be honest 🤣🤣🤣🤣

Well the Zwartbles and Charollais are anyway 👍

Which is fine, but you can really attribute the cost of all your fertiliser and diesel to them in that case. Unless you’re trying to make an arable enterprise look good of course.:)
I know most of my input costs are down to the arable here, certainly not the baa baas.
 

z.man

Member
Mixed Farmer
Location
central scotland
Which is fine, but you can really attribute the cost of all your fertiliser and diesel to them in that case. Unless you’re trying to make an arable enterprise look good of course.:)
I know most of my input costs are down to the arable here, certainly not the baa baas.
Yes , I know, but the deal on offer was £30 less per lamb for £200 fert and half price fuel ......I wasn’t for quibbling about the detail I just shook the mans hand 😉
 

Henarar

Member
Livestock Farmer
Location
Somerset
Read my post above, their numbers will drop severely unless they already have clover rich leys and don’t use much fert anyway. Plus there is little incentive with no payments for converting now and all organic environmental schemes not taking new contracts and I don’t know of many meat buyers wanting more organic produce either
There is conversation payments
 

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The AHDB Planting and Variety Survey provides the earliest view of the planted area for the upcoming harvest in the United Kingdom (UK).​


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The survey will estimate the area of cereals and oilseed rape intended for harvest in 2022 in the UK. It aims to assess the varietal composition of wheat, barley, oats and oilseed rape crops in the UK. The results of this survey will allow the industry to quantify domestic production, at a time when food security is more important than ever.
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