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The most profitable beef farmers control their fixed costs strictly and maximise earnings from their stock, according to new research. However, figures from AHDB’s annual Stocktake report, which gathered data from 400 English farms, revealed that even the best producers struggled to avoid a loss in the year to March 2015. The full economic costings showed beef profitability across most systems had improved slightly since the previous year – but most were still in the red. Lowland suckler herds made […]
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