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Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture 2015

Published: 12 Jun 2015
ISBN:
9781785443367

Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture 2015 presenting an overall picture of Scottish agriculture using data from the various agricultural surveys that RESAS manage.

Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture 2015
Table A5 Output(1) and prices of cattle and sheep, 2010 to 2014

Table A5 Output(1) and prices of cattle and sheep, 2010 to 2014

 

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

(prov)

Finished cattle:

Number (’000 head)

467

460

415

412

411

Weight of meat (’000 tonnes)

166.1

161.7

147.1

144.3

149.1

Average price (£ per kg)

2.80

3.17

3.50

4.00

3.66

Value of output (£m)

465.9

511.8

515.2

576.7

546.1

Cows and bulls:

Number (’000 head)

57

64

65

63

55

Weight of meat (’000 tonnes)

19.6

22.2

22.7

21.6

19.6

Average price (£ per head)

684.23

850.62

910.07

908.17

840.57

Value of output (£m)

39.0

54.1

59.3

56.9

46.1

Finished calves:

Number (’000 head)

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.0

Weight of meat (’000 tonnes)

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Value of output (£m)

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Subtract MLC levy

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

Stock change (£m)(2)

-6.4

-22.3

13.7

-41.0

-4.0

Other receipts (£m)(3)

22.0

21.9

20.4

20.7

20.7

Total value of output (£m)

563.5

628.7

668.9

669.8

660.8

Store cattle:

Number (’000 head)

17

15

11

14

17

Average price (£ per head)

998.13

1,112.18

1,241.30

1,400.77

1,328.87

Value of output (£m)

21.9

32.3

43.5

45.5

30.7

Store calves:

Number (’000 head)

11

10

9

9

10

Average price (£ per head)

224.95

280.22

391.13

593.09

367.62

Value of output (£m)

11.9

17.0

25.0

26.3

19.1

Total value of output (£m)

33.7

49.4

68.4

71.8

49.8

Finished sheep:

Number (’000 head)

2,220

2,256

2,054

2,171

2,164

Weight of meat (’000 tonnes)

44.6

45.4

41.4

42.9

43.3

Average price (£ per kg)

3.96

4.27

4.19

3.88

4.21

Value of output (£m)

176.7

193.8

173.8

166.2

182.0

Ewes and rams:

Number (’000 head)

483

499

415

460

460

Weight of meat (’000 tonnes)

14.5

16.5

13.5

13.5

14.3

Average price (£ per head)

64.64

72.85

64.37

53.42

62.82

Value of output (£m)

29.2

34.1

25.0

23.1

27.1

Stock change (£m)(2)

-0.1

-4.1

7.2

-4.4

4.3

Other receipts (£m)

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Total value of output (£m)

196.4

213.5

197.1

175.5

202.7

Store sheep:

Number (’000 head)

225

217

197

208

208

Average price (£ per head)

68.60

71.24

65.73

59.93

64.38

Total value of output (£m)

14.4

14.5

12.1

11.6

12.4

(1) Output values also takes into account expenses.

(2) Value of the physical increase in on-farm stocks over the course of the year.

(3) Scottish Beef Calf Scheme up to 2012, and Scottish Beef Scheme from 2013.


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