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Hard selling by beef farmers delays factory plans to cut prices

Meat processors struggle to secure stock due to good weather and strong UK market

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Factories reportedly found it harder to secure stock at lower quotes last week as farmers held off selling cattle, taking advantage of the good weather to get other jobs done on the farm

Factories reportedly found it harder to secure stock at lower quotes last week as farmers held off selling cattle, taking advantage of the good weather to get other jobs done on the farm

Factories reportedly found it harder to secure stock at lower quotes last week as farmers held off selling cattle, taking advantage of the good weather to get other jobs done on the farm

Efforts by meat processors to cut beef prices further this week have been scuppered by good weather and a buoyant UK market.

Beef prices had fallen from highs of 4.30c/kg in recent weeks after successive cuts by factories in the wake of higher supplies.


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