Squeeze on fifth-quarter margins as leather demand dwindles

Farmers Weekly

Falling demand for leather has seen cattle hide values fall by more than 60% and sheepskin prices by 70% over the past five years, eating into processors’ revenues for fifth-quarter products. Stuart Ashworth, director of economics services with Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), said prices for skins and hides were particularly low at present, with further […]

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