Cost of price hikes hits farmers hard

Ashbridge, Ian
August 2007
Farmers Weekly;8/17/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 7, p47
Trade Publication
The article reports on the rising feed costs facing livestock farmers in Great Britain. Tony Bell of BOCM Pauls said feed manufacturers' raw materials costs had risen across the board. Thomas Binns of the National Farmers Union (NFU) warned that if beef finishers cannot recover their additional costs from the marketplace, this may be reflected in the price they will pay for store cattle. Pig producers are facing a 25% increase in feed prices according to independent consultant Peter Crichton.


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