Potential is there for the taking

Padfield, Emily
December 2006
Farmers Weekly;12/8/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 23, p52
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the efforts of beef farmers to continuously support production costs with Single Farm Payment as discussed by Meat and Livestock Commission economics manager Duncan Sinclair during a Royal Smithfield Christmas Fair seminar in Great Britain. He highlighted the variance in values between the economic performance of top and bottom-third producers. He advised that producers should aim to meet target slaughter ages, between 18 and 21 months for heifers to maximise efficiency.


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