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Press info from The Dairy Group Oct/12
Posted by The Dairy Group - 23/10/12 06:16PM

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The Dairy Market Report - 22nd October 2012
Posted by The Dairy Group - 22/10/12 01:29PM

In this article you will view this weeks Dairy Group Dairy Market Report . This report can be viewed in our news system or by document download

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Posted by The Dairy Group - 15/10/12 03:28PM

UK milk production: The UK unadjusted production in September of 994 million litres was 49 million litres (4.7%) below last year and 179 million litres below The Dairy Group quota profile. The September butterfat was 4.11%, which was 1 point above last year.

The UK annual rolling production to September 2012 has decreased to 13,346 million litres, which was 1799 million litres (11.9%) below quota. The 12 month rolling butterfat remains at 4.07%, which is 10 points above the UK butterfat base of 3.97%, which reduces the under production by 240 million litres to 1559 million litres (10.3%) below quota.

 

MINERALS ~ new prices

Prices from £402/t for our high quality dairy mineral with discounts for larger orders. There are 10 different mixes available (plus 4 organic) to cover the majority of situations including minerals for youngstock, beef and sheep.

 

Holstein semen: Our analysis of the August 2012 bull proofs provides 80 bulls which meet our minimum criteria (PLI above £150, above 75% reliability, lower SCC, average or above for legs, feet & udder) with semen prices from £10/straw for conventional and £25/straw for sexed. Ring the office for more details or discuss with your consultant.

DAIRY COMPOUND FEED

You can save up to 10% on the price of your dairy cake by joining one of our feed groups. We typically specify six high quality dairy cakes with a minimum 13 ME. Our group cakes are randomly sampled and independently analysed to ensure they achieve our high quality specification. Ring the Taunton office for more details.

PROTECTED FATS & STRAIGHTS

We can source a range of straights (urea, limestone flour, magnesium chloride, etc.) and the following fats at very competitive rates:

C16 100% fat; 85% C16 fat:

Calcium soap 84% fat; 32 MJ/kg DM.

MILK QUOTA

 

Date CLEAN PPL
15th October 0.12
8th October 0.18
1st October 0.20
24th September 0.18

The quota available to buy has reduced to 0.12ppl for 4% fat, with the best buys at 0.10ppl for 4.04% fat & 0.15ppl for 4.06% fat. 



The Dairy Market Report - 8th October 2012
Posted by The Dairy Group - 08/10/12 02:28PM

In this article you will view this weeks Dairy Group Dairy Market Report . This report can be viewed in our news system or by document download

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