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Finishing store lambs: what diet to offer

Approximately 20% of the annual lamb kill occurs during January, February and March. Consequently finishing store lambs is extremely important in the continuous supply of lamb to the market. A large proportion of these lambs are finished on concentrate diets.

01 December 2010
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5 Pages
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Grazing management for high lamb performance to weaning

Grazed grass accounts for over 90% of the annual food intake of the ewe and her lambs. It should be remembered that whilst grazed grass is the cheapest feed available for sheep production it is expensive to produce. Hence it is essential to maximise lamb performance from grazed grass.

30 April 2009
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Media Article
6 Pages
108KB