Miss out on attending Premier’s 2017 Sheep Field Day? Not a problem. You can now view photos and watch the presentations online. Topics presented included: Lamb quality: What is (and is not) an ideal market lamb, and why. What do lamb buyers (including restaurants, stores and consumers) like and dislike about US and imported lamb […]
Guidelines for mineral supplementation from EBLEX of the UK. Better Returns from Optimized Use of Minerals and Vitamins EBLEX exists to enhance the profitability and sustainability of the English lamb and beef sectors. It is funded by a statutory check-off paid on all beef and sheep animals slaughtered in or live animals exported from England.
“Lameness presents a serious cost to the sheep industry. The estimated losses from footrot alone equate to about £6 a year for every ewe in Great Britain. If you take into account all the other causes of lameness, the total cost to the sector is staggering. It may not be possible to eradicate lameness entirely, […]
The linked booklet below looks at the various factors affecting carcass rejection. Minimize carcass losses for better returns EBLEX exists to enhance the profitability and sustainability of the English lamb and beef sectors. It is funded by a statutory check-off paid on all beef and sheep animals slaughtered in or live animals exported from England.
Building year round demand for lamb meat requires that consumer acceptance is addressed. The finishing and curfew strategies that you choose can influence carcase traits and the meat quality of your lambs. Optimizing management of the finishing and curfew periods is important for lamb meat value and returns. Read more—Achieving a brilliant finish to your […]
MEEKER, Colo. — The Theos name has been synonymous with the finewool sheep business on Colorado’s West Slope going on 100 years. Angelo “Butch” Theos, the third generation patriarch of the family operation, now partners with his youngest son, Tony. For this family it is all about quality — producing the best of the […]
Need a source for scholarly sheep and goat info? The American Sheep Industry hosts articles from the Sheep and Goat Research Journal on their website. It’s worth a look!
Peter Watson, Fairfax NZ News Drive past Brent and Bernadette Hodgkinson’s farm in the Tadmor Valley and you would barely give it a second glance. There is no flash house and garden and the property is far from immaculate. But behind the modest appearance is a very smart, profitable business. Not only were the Hodgkinsons […]
In this booklet, a series of guidelines have been set out on the selection of stock for the market that look at all aspects of the supply chain. From_Gate_to_Plate_LAMB Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) is the organisation responsible for the development, promotion and marketing of Welsh red meat. We work with all […]