Higher demand prompts rise in cull cow finishing

Lawrence, Chrissie
April 2008
Farmers Weekly;4/25/2008, p69
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase in demand for well-fleshed beef and dairy cull cows. With prices for quality cull cows exceeding £1000 at live markets and £2.15 per/kilogram (p/kg) deadweight, producers should look to capitalise on this before the glut of cows comes on to the market at the end 2008. Cull cow price is now better than it was pre-1996, according to Southern Counties Fresh Foods' senior fieldsman Charles Morley.


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