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AHDB Cattle and Sheep Weekly

08 March 2016

AHDB Cattle and Sheep Weekly - 8 March 2016AHDB Cattle and Sheep Weekly - 8 March 2016

No change for the cattle trade

In week ended 27 February the deadweight prime cattle trade moved in the same direction as it has for a number of weeks and gently drifted down.

With a handful of processors reporting a four-day kill, possibly on the back of slow retail orders, fewer cattle were slaughtered in the week. Estimated at 30,700, almost 2,000 fewer cattle were processed, compared with the week earlier. Overall, the all prime price fell by another half a penny on the week to average 328.0p/kg.

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