TITLE

Higher demand prompts rise in cull cow finishing

AUTHOR(S)
Lawrence, Chrissie
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;4/25/2008, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
32134697

 

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