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

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  • Market Report - September 2020

    A monthly summary of the latest developments in the cattle, sheep and pig markets, plus a commentary on general economic conditions.

  • The Scottish Red Meat Industry Profile - 2020 Edition

    The Scottish Red Meat Industry Profile - 2020 Edition

  • Market Report August 2020

    A monthly report covering developments in the beef, lamb and pork markets, plus a summary of general economic conditions.

  • Livestock Plus Summer 202 Edition

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

  • Market Report July 2020

    A monthly summary of developments in the cattle, sheep and pig markets, along with an outline of general economic conditions.

  • Market Report June 2020

    A report summarising the key developments and trends in the cattle, sheep and pig markets, plus some commentary on the general economic environment.

  • Market Report May 2020

    Developments and trends in the cattle, sheep and pig markets during May, plus a summary of general economic conditions.

  • Market Report April 2020

     A look at how the cattle, sheep and pig sectors have been impacted by the economic rebalancing caused by the Covid-19 outbreak.

  • Market Report February 2020

    This report summarises recent developments in the cattle, sheep and pig markets, and highlights some key features of the wider economic environment.

  • QMS Annual Review 2018-19

    A review of the 2018/2019 year and the activities of QMS to help shape a sustainable and prospering Scottish red meat industry

  • Market Report January 2020

    A summary of recent developments in the cattle, sheep and pig sectors, plus some commentary on the general economic environment.

  • Livestock Plus Winter Edition

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

  • Market Report November 2019

    A market update from the QMS economics team on the cattle, sheep and pig sectors, which also includes a brief summary of the current economic environment.

  • Cattle and Sheep Enterprise Profitability in Scotland

    This report on enterprise profitability covers the 2018 calf and lamb crop year, a period which will be remembered for severe snowstorms in late February and March, particularly in eastern and southern Scotland.

  • Red Meat Route to Market Report

    A report for QMS, AHDB and HCC carried out by The Andersons Centre, lookign at the potential impact of Brexit on the beef and lamb sectors.  It includes research into the potential cost of non-tariff barriers faced by UK exporters to the EU after the UK's withdrawal.

  • Market Report September 2019

    A market update from the QMS economics team on the cattle, sheep and pig sectors, which also includes a brief summary of the current economic environment.

  • Market Report August 2019

    A market update from the QMS economics team on the cattle, sheep and pig sectors, which also includes a brief summary of the current economic environment.

  • RamCompare Year Three Results

    RamCompare is one of the UK’s most important sheep breeding projects.

  • Livestock Plus Summer 2019 Edition

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

  • The Scottish Red Meat Industry Profile 2019

    The Scottish Red Meat Industry Profile 2019

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