Lamb finishing systems: Options for sheep farms in Wales


Cost-effective and efficient lamb finishing systems are essential to maximise output and profitability. This booklet provides a practical guide highlighting the key elements of lamb finishing systems suitable for sheep farms in Wales.

In addition to the financial aspects, this booklet also provides information on the physical and environmental requirements of each finishing system and highlights the potential advantages and disadvantages.

Finally the booklet explores the importance of health planning and a stringent vaccination and worm control programme to ensure losses are kept to a minimum. The importance of trace element supplementation is also highlighted on particular systems where deficiencies are common.

Produced by Hybu Cig Cymru—Meat Production Wales. For more information, visit