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With tupping kickstarting the sheep year, it’s important to have a successful season to build a strong foundation for a productive and profitable sheep enterprise. 

A new three-part video series has been launched by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), in partnership with SAC Consulting, to highlight the potential of feeding fodder beet to livestock this winter.

Data released by the Scottish Government reveals an increase in Scotland’s lamb crop and pig herd while cattle numbers continue to contract, according to the latest market commentary from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS). 

Producing quality assured Scotch Beef to a high standard and utilising home-grown feeds is a system the McEwan family from Arbroath has been working successfully for a number of years. 

In 1990, Slains Park Farm wasted no time in signing up to Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) Pig Assurance Scheme, currently celebrating 30 years, which ensures that pigs produced for the food chain are reared to a stringent set of standards.

Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) Haulage Assurance Scheme is an essential element in the ‘whole chain’ assurance programme with Scottish livestock farmers relying heavily upon hauliers to safely transport their stock to and from markets.  


Celebrity chef Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL has thrown his weight behind a campaign supporting the British red meat industry.

Despite dipping below 200 p/kg lwt in auction markets, prime lamb prices remain firm in comparison to 2019 standing 25% higher than a year ago according to the latest market commentary from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).