Slaughterhouse© FLPA/John Eveson/REX/Shutterstock
Any drop in livestock supply following the UK’s decision to leave the EU would have a devastating impact on the Scottish red meat industry, which has called for government incentives to ensure its survival. In 2015, Scotland’s red meat abattoirs processed 459,300 cattle, 1.34 million sheep and 303,000 pigs, said the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW) in a paper presented to cabinet secretary for rural development, Fergus Ewing. “Any reduction in supply levels, due to confusion over the duration of […]
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