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SBA urges members to have their say
20th December 2013
THE Scottish Beef Association has reminded its members to get involved in the latest CAP reform consultations. We would encourage everyone to have their say and fill in the online forms before they come to a close in the New Year. On Tuesday the Sco...
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The Scottish Beef Association has hit out at the different rates of ear tag losses that trigger a penalty between cattle and sheep
8th August 2013
IT’S not something the creators of the world’s first artificial beef burger need to worry about. But it’s certainly something that Scotch Beef producers need to ensure they get right. In the week that has witnessed the unveiling of the most expensiv...
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The Scottish Beef Association is encouraging producers to hold back sales as processors attempt to squeeze finished cattle prices.
1st August 2013
THE Scottish Beef Association is encouraging producers to hold back sales as processors attempt to squeeze finished cattle prices. While deadweight prices have hit record levels in recent months the almost-annual seasonal decline is now showing sign...
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July Newsletter
26th July 2013
The rain since Tuesday will be welcome to most of you and fields are already looking greener in the south west.  Stock are at last looking much better so lets hope we get back to summer shortly. The values of store cattle have at last jumped albeit ...
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The Scottish Beef Association has thrown its weight behind a new initiative aimed at proving the authenticity of meat labelled as Scotch Beef.
18th July 2013
Scotland’s Food Standards Agency has confirmed a map of the country is being drawn up showing the chemical analysis of each area’s soil to allow scientists to pinpoint the exact area where cattle have been reared. As reported earlier this week a sam...
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