Livestock Price Data
Organic Livestock Prices
| £ / kg
Data courtesy of OLMC
|Beef - Finished
(under 30 months)
(OTM in spec)
|Beef - Stores||See store cattle report below|
|Lambs - Finished NSL|| £4.15
N.B. Prices serve as a guide only and are averaged from information collected from key producers and traders.
(January 15th )
Courtesy of OLMC. For further information on the marketing of finished stock, please call: 01763 250313 / 07850 366404 www.olmc.co.uk
Organic Prime Beef
A slow start to 2018 as many abattoirs work on reduced kills to match a reduced January demand for beef. However things look to be stabilising and while we might not see great improvements in price levels initially, we should see an improvement in demand especially if it goes colder. Supply numbers look on the tight side as we go through to the spring, which could well help in improving the market.
The Organic cull cow trade has followed the conventional cow trade by weakening marginally. Numbers are likely to tighten up which might well help to improve the trade as we move toward spring time.
Organic Prime Lamb
Lamb prices have strengthened across the sector. Organic lamb numbers are reasonably tight as we go through January, demand is picking up. Its very likely we will see a much better trade toward the end of February as requirement by abattoirs and processors increases.
Store Cattle Report
Courtesy of Peter Jones (working in conjunction with OLMC). For further information on the marketing of organic store cattle, please contact
Peter Jones or Vicky Hawkins: 01829 730580 / 07720 892922 www.peterjoneslivestock.com
With regard to the marketing of store cattle experience tells us that generally February, March and April are very busy months and judging by early demand, this year will be as busy as ever.
Spring born cattle (last year) will now be 320/400kg liveweight depending on date of birth and breed which could mean they are ideal to turnout. Often graziers like to get their store cattle bought in before turnout time in order to get the cattle acclimatised and also so they can stagger turnout in line with grass growth rather than not buying them until April or May when grass could well get ahead of the cattle. Larger cattle say 480 kg liveweight plus are also required for finishers to house for Summer finishing when the smaller cattle have been turned out.
Demand for organic store cattle always outstrips supply and we are again looking for new suppliers. There could also be a demand for breeding stock at good prices this Spring and again we are looking for new suppliers to meet this demand. As always the more notice you can give us for cattle that you are planning to sell the better.
For further information contact Peter Jones on 01829 730580 or mobile 07720 892922 or again visit our website www.olmc.co.uk
Please contact us with your availability and if you are a buyer, your requirements.
Market information can be found at:
Livestock Prices Graph
Based on data gathered from Meadow Quality's weekly Market Reports