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Publications

Our publications are produced to communicate with producers, processors and industry stakeholders on a wide range of subjects.

All are available as free downloads by clicking on the links. If you would like a hard copy, or can't find what you are looking for, please contact us via the details at the foot of this page. To be able to access the publications you will need to either have Flash Player installed or possess the ability to download PDFs.

  • Meaty Careers

    Handy booklet highlighting the wide range of job opportunities there are in the Scottish red meat industry.

  • QMS Livestock + Spring 2015 Edition

    Magazine highlighting latest news from QMS, forthcoming events and best practice in Scottish livestock farms

  • Diagnosis & Treatment of Lameness In Sheep Guide

    Practical guide describing the most common types of lameness in sheep and how to treat and prevent them.

  • QMS Livestock + Winter 2014/2015 Edition

    Magazine highlighting latest news from QMS, forthcoming events and best practice in Scottish livestock farms

  • Efficient Energy use in Pig Feed Production

    Report based on information gathered at farm level to ascertain the efficiency of home-based production of feed, it seeks to promote good practice and study any further information on energy efficiency practices.

  • QMS Cattle & Sheep Enterprise Profitability in Scotland - 2014 Edition

    This publication summarises the results of a survey of Scottish beef and sheep producers during the 2013 calf and lamb crop year.

  • QMS Annual Review 2013/2014

    A review of the 2013/2014 year and the activities of QMS to help shape a sustainable and prospering Scottish red meat industry.

  • QMS Livestock + Autumn 2014 edition

    Magazine highlighting latest news from QMS, forthcoming events and best practice in Scottish livestock farms

  • QMS Livestock + Summer 2014 edition

    Magazine highlighting latest news from QMS, forthcoming events and best practice in Scottish livestock farms

  • The Scottish Red Meat Industry Profile 2014

    This publication is packed with stats about the different parts of the Scottish red meat industry which contributes over £2 billion to Scotland's economy.

  • Making the Most of the Media

    A simple guide to making the most of media opportunities.

  • Sustainability - Key Facts

    Publication outlining the key facts about the environmental, social and economic sustainability of Scotch beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI

  • QMS Research and Development Report 2012/13

    Report on QMS funded research to underpin improvements in the efficiency, profitability and sustainability of Scottish livestock farms and abattoirs

  • QMS Cattle and Sheep Enterprise Profitability in Scotland - 2013 edition

    This publication summarises the results of a survey of Scottish beef and sheep producers during the 2012 calf and lamb crop year.

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