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SBA wants BVD declaration
2nd February 2015
THE Scottish Beef Association has called for the BVD status of all cattle passing through auction mart store sales to be declared. Scotland’s BVD eradication scheme moves into its final phase this year with new measures beginning to penalise produce...
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SBA seeks fresh faces
23rd November 2014
THE Scottish Beef Association is calling on members to come forward and help shape the future of the industry. Since its formation in February 2013, the SBA has established itself as the leading representative body of Scotch Beef. It is the dedicate...
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Sponsorship thanks
11th July 2014
The Scottish Beef Association would like to thank Watson Seeds and Wee hae meat for their recent sponsorship. More information can be found on both companies at and
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Focusing on the positives
30th June 2014
THE green shoots of recovery appear to be on the way as the beef price has finally stopped falling and may be about to turn. While we are a long way off from hitting the 418 p/kg peak we hit for deadweight steers in July last year, we should still b...
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CAP deal offers silver lining
16th June 2014
THE Scottish Beef Association has given a cautious welcome to the Cabinet Secretary's CAP reform announcement. Beef producers knew they were going to be hit hard by the new deal, but many will admit it could have been a lot worse. Following Richard ...
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SBA call for CabSec support
12th May 2014
THE Scottish Beef Association has issued a dramatic plea to Richard Lochhead and urged him to "have the balls" to stand up for the industry in the final Scottish CAP package. In a no-holds-barred statement SBA chairman Scott Henderson has also calle...
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