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Technical and Economic Background to Beef Production in Britain

  • W. Holmes
Part of the Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science book series (CTVM, volume 28)

Abstract

Beef production is an important sector of British agriculture. In financial terms it accounts for 17% of total agricultural output and is exceeded only by arable products (24%) and milk (22%). Sheep, the other grazing livestock, account for just over 4%. In the EEC of 9 the corresponding figures are 15% for beef and 19% for milk while sheep production is of only minor importance.

Keywords

Dairy Herd Beef Production Biological Efficiency Dairy Breed Beef Breed 
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© ECSC, EEC, EAEC, Brussels-Luxembourg. 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Holmes
    • 1
  1. 1.Wye CollegeUniversity of LondonUK

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