TITLE

Dairy disillusion brings switch to beef up profits

AUTHOR(S)
Owen, Wendy; Buss, Jessica
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/21/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 25, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the strategies employed by Brian Hodgson, owner of Aldin Grange in Durham, England, to increase its direct sales. Shift from dairy cow to beef cattle products; Business relationship with a local abattoir; Switch to Aberdeen Angus beef.
ACCESSION #
7052819

 

Related Articles

  • Cattle on feed numbers released.  // High Plains Journal;10/29/2012, Vol. 130 Issue 44, p14-B 

    The article presents information on the estimation of the number of cattle and calves on feed in feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head for the slaughter market in the U.S. The inventory in feedlots in Colorado included 670,000 steers and steer calves, down eight percent from 2011. The...

  • Less beef coming, higher prices likely. OTTE, JOHN // Missouri Ruralist;Aug2013, Vol. 153 Issue 8, pBP11 

    The article reports on the condition of the cattle industry in the U.S. as of 2013. It highlights the data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) which show the increase of total commercial cow slaughter at 3% during the first half of the year. It also mentions the decline of average...

  • Better bonuses for beef producers.  // Farmers Weekly;9/27/2013, Vol. 159 Issue 38, p24 

    The article reports that beef farmers supplying in-spec cattle to abattoirs could benefit from tight supply. Some plants announced higher bonuses for farmers who re able to supply cattle that closely fit the specification. The Livestock and Meat Commission in Northern Ireland claims that bonuses...

  • Low cow slaughter.  // Wisconsin Agriculturist;Jan2014, Vol. 245 Issue 1, pBP9 

    The article reports on developments pertaining to beef producers in the U.S. as of January 1, 2014. It discusses the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) beef cow inventory, the expected expansion of cow herd during the year, the level of return that cow-calf producers need to begin...

  • Feeder cattle become increasingly scarce. OTTE, JOHN // Ohio Farmer;Jan2013, Vol. 309 Issue 1, pBP10 

    The article focuses on the downfall in beef cattle industry and also predicted the drop in cattle slaughter and beef production in the year 2013 and 2014.

  • Cow culling may continue this fall.  // High Plains Journal;9/26/2011, Vol. 129 Issue 39, p15-A 

    The article presents information on an increase in the slaughter of beef cow in federal Region 6 that includes 0klahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico and also discusses a decline of two to three percent of beef cow herd in the U.S.

  • High Plains slaughter news report.  // High Plains Journal;10/7/2013, Vol. 131 Issue 40, p29B 

    The article offers information on the High Plains weighted average direct slaughter cattle sales for the week ending September 30, 2013.

  • High cost of spec failure. Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;4/19/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 16, p54 

    Reveals that large number of cattle fail to meet basic slaughter specifications, generating huge waste and cost in the production chain, according to Donald Brown, Keenan beef specialist. Percent of Scottish beef production failed to make the basic specification; Total amount spent on...

  • Poor liveweight quality hits deadweight price. Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;11/29/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 22, p40 

    Offers a warning to cattle producers selling deadweight regarding their practice of sending all their best stock to the abattoir. Basis of the deadweight price asked by abattoirs; Effect of the practice of producers on liveweight prices; Actions needed to address the situation.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics