Figures show few making cash from beef and sheep

Stocks, Caroline
November 2006
Farmers Weekly;11/24/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 21, p23
Trade Publication
The article presents the results of the sheep and beef production costs and business income reports conducted by Quality Meat Scotland, Hybu Cig Cymru and the English Beef and Lamb Executive. The reports found that few farmers in Great Britain are making money from sheep and beef production. Sheep producers also suffered losses, with the average ewe in the red by between £49.25 and £41.76 and the average lamb losing £2.45.


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