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The Dairy Market Report - 2nd July 2012
Posted by The Dairy Group - 03/07/12 11:46AM

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 May of 1250 million litres was 3 million litres (0.2%) below last year and 177 million litres below The Dairy Group quota profile. The May butterfat was 3.97%, which was 7 points above last year. The UK annual rolling production to May 2012 has decreased to 13,466 million litres, which was 1529 million litres (10.2%) below quota. The 12 month rolling butterfat increases to 4.07%, which is 10 points above the UK butterfat base of 3.97%, which reduces the under production by 242 million litres to 1287 million litres (8.6%) below quota.

 

BULL SEMEN - £226 PLI bull for £12/straw

Our latest bull analysis short lists 97 bulls which meet our strict selection criteria (PLI >£140 with a reliability of >70%) The ranking is on £MASC which is the Margin After Semen Cost. To receive the bull list & to place any orders contact the office.

 

GRASS SEED

Prices from £37/acre (14kg mixture). Five mixtures available for most situations. Special mixtures available on request.

 

MINERALS

Prices from £407/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.

DAIRY COMPOUND FEED

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.

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

USED PPL 

LEASE PPL

2nd July

0.25

N/A

N/A

25th June

0.24

N/A

N/A

 2nd 141111th 18th June

0.24

N/A

N/A

11th June

0.27

N/A

N/A

 

Today’s Best Deals – Purchase: 3.89% B/F @ 0.20ppl 4.15% B/F @ 0.25ppl       

Purchase: The quota available to buy remains similar to last week at 0.25ppl for 4% fat, with the best buys at 0.20ppl for 3.89% fat & 0.25ppl for 4.15% fat.

 



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