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Former beef specialist Michael Drennan

Former beef specialist Michael Drennan

Former beef specialist Michael Drennan

Quality stock from the suckler herd is not being rewarded to a sufficient degree by the current 18c/kg differential between the various grades used by the QPS beef grid.

The architect of the original QPS payment mechanism, Michael Drennan, claimed that producers of continental stock with good conformation and meat yield were not being paid enough for the cattle they produce.


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