UK Feed Production Up 4.6 Per Cent

by 5m Editor
14 February 2011, at 8:07am

UK - Feed production in December 2010 was 4.6 per cent higher than in the same month of 2009, according to the GB Animal Feed Statistical Notice.

The latest national statistics produced by Defra include statistics on GB Animal Feed include data for the period October 2010, November 2010 and December 2010 with percentage change for corresponding period last year. Statistics for the quarterly average price series show data from the period January to March 2006 up to the period July to September 2010.

Among the key points of the report are that, in December 2010, total retail animal feed production was up 4.6 per cent compared with December 2009.

In December 2010, the total raw material usage in the retail production of animal feed was up 4.4 per cent compared with the same month in the previous year.

Total integrated feed production in December 2010 was 4.6 per cent more than December 2009.

For the period July to September 2010, quarterly average prices of animal feedingstuffs (per tonne; unchanged from last month's report) are: cattle and calf feed, £179; pig feed, £212 and poultry feed, £224.

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.