I wouldn't be surprised to see it near the 300/t mark, lamb creep in 1/2t bags is 300/t now so in bulk I'd expect it £30/t cheaper and that's now not next February, can't see ewe nuts being any cheaper.
The concern for this coming winter is the Sugar Beet situation.
Laumar store in Dumfries is one of Tridents main Beet-pulp stores and is where all their bagging takes place for UK. They have a WW2 air craft Hangar which hold thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of tonnes. We were in today, there is a tiny heap of 150tonnes in the corner. Nobody is lifting beet yet, hoping for rain - as it is so shriveled up and small due to the drought it isn't really worth harvesting.
Beet-pulp sets the feed price, and everything else runs accordingly.
This situation is also a knock on from the spring, where beet processing stopped for the 'year' long before we all stopped feeding our 'stock which ate hard into their usual 'carry over' of supply.
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