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The beef chain must become much more transparent, AHDB’s major research into the sector has concluded. While that thought was hardly novel, the three-part study, carried out over the summer, did show clear evidence of where farmers, abattoirs and retailers might be going wrong. The levy board found a significant number of beef cattle exceeded the 380kg weight limit, or missed the supermarket spec. Grid changes introduced last winter also knocked 7% off the value of the monthly cattle kill […]