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UK Farming Statistics


11 November 2014

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UK Farming Statistics

Key points:

  • In September 2014 the total GB retail production of animal feed was down -8.3% compared with September 2013
  • In September 2014 the total GB raw material usage in the retail production of animal feed was down -9.8% compared with September 2013, with a slightly higher cereal incorporation rate.
  • In September 2014 the total GB integrated feed production was down -1.8% compared with September 2013
  • For the period July to September 2014 quarterly average prices of animal feedingstuffs were as follows:
  1. Cattle and calf feed - £229 per Tonne
  2. Pig feed - £247 per Tonne
  3. Poultry feed - £264 per Tonne
  4. Sheep feed - £232 per Tonne
  • With the exception of 2014 quarter two, the above prices continue to show a decrease in compound feed prices since 2013 quarter two.

Revisions this month:

Please note there is a level of estimation due to Defra receiving revised backdated data for the retail animal feed survey and integrated poultry units (IPU's). Please check future releases or datasets for up to date information. These results are released monthly and will be next updated at 09:30 on 4 December 2014. Average prices of animal feedingstuffs will be updated at 09:30 on 5 February 2015.

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