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The Dairy Market Report - 6th February 2012
Posted by The Dairy Group - 06/02/12 04:24PM

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 December of 1095 million litres was 23 million litres (2.2%) above last year and 113 million litres below The Dairy Group quota profile. The December butterfat was 4.20%, which was 5 points above last year.

The UK annual rolling production to December 2011 has increased to 13,404 million litres, which was 1443 million litres (9.7%) below quota. The 12 month rolling butterfat increases to 4.04%, which is 7 points above the UK butterfat base of 3.97%, which reduces the under production by 169 million litres to 1274 million litres (8.6%) below quota.

 

MINERALS ~ prices down 4% with our latest tender

Prices from £399/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 from 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

6th February

0.21

0.20

0.07

30th January

0.21

0.20

0.07

23rd JanuaryOctober    

0.24

N/A

0.07

16th January

0.25

N/A

0.07

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

                               Purchase: 4.02% B/F @ 0.20ppl 4.06% B/F @ 0.25ppl         

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

Purchase: The purchase price remains at 0.21ppl for 4% fat, with best buys at 0.20ppl for 4.02% fat. Used quota available at 0.20ppl for 4% fat.



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