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Dairy Market Report - 17th October
Posted by The Dairy Group - 18/10/11 12:06PM

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 

UK milk production ~ The UK unadjusted production in September of 1040 million litres was 26 million litres (2.6%) below last year and 109 million litres below The Dairy Group quota profile. The September butterfat was 4.09%, which was 17 points above last year.

The UK annual rolling production to September 2011 has decreased to 13,389 million litres, which was 1459 million litres (9.8%) below quota. The 12 month rolling butterfat adjustment remains at 3.97% fat which is the same as the UK butterfat base. Since May 2011 UK milk production had been running very close to last years’ level, but in September there has been a marked dip in production.

 

MINERALS

Prices from £412/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.

NVZ MANAGER & slurry storage

5 months slurry storage should be in place by 1st January 2012. Any EA inspection will start with your records. Our NVZ Manager service aims to give you peace of mind and to reduce the chance of not meeting Cross Compliance rules resulting in a Single Farm Payment penalty. Ring 01823 444488.

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.

SEMEN & BULL SELECTOR

The Dairy Group Top 20 bulls are on line at decision support on www.dairy-mci.com. You can now select on sexed semen. Enter your own breeding requirements and the Bull Selector will list your best value for money bulls. We can then help you to source the semen at a competitive price.

DAIRY COMPOUND FEED ~ conventional and organic

You can save up to 20% 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.

MILK QUOTA

 

 

 

DATE

CLEAN PPL

USED PPL 

LEASE PPL

17th October

0.39

N/A

0.07

10th October

0.44

N/A

0.07

3rd October October    

0.37

N/A

0.07

26th September

0.44

N/A

0.07

 

 

Today’s Best Deals –  Lease:  3.85% B/F @ 0.01ppl 4.24% B/F @ 0.10pl

                                          Purchase: 3.99% B/F @ 0.25ppl 4.08% B/F @ 0.30ppl         

Lease: The leasing price remains the same as last week at 0.07ppl for 4% fat, with best buys at 0.01ppl for 3.85% fat.

Purchase: The purchase price has decreased to 0.39ppl for 4% fat, with best buys at 0.25ppl for 3.99% fat.

 

 



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