in brief…

December 2006
Farmers Weekly;12/1/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 22, p25
Trade Publication
The article presents an update related to the livestock industry in Great Britain as of December 2006. According to the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers, most dairy farmers are not aware of their production costs. The National Beef Association urged the cattle finishers in the southwest to improve their efforts to impose higher prices for prime cattle. The National Fallen Stock Co. has distributed over £11 million of government subsidy to 41,000 livestock farmers.


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