Slaughter is at its seasonal low, and expected to climb in a couple of weeks, as the average weight of cowhides is low, in part linked to the improved conditions in the milk industry.

The market awakening at the end of the month and the following weeks up to the European fairs are expected to bring some clarity, with some predicting a correction will be needed in order to regain the lost share in overseas markets, but also not to lose market share in the European arena. To find out more click here.