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The Engine of UK Lamb Production
UK mule ewes’ role as the leading prime lamb source is being challenged. This popular crossbreed faces competition, writes John Wilkes....
Growing US Ethnic Market for Lamb and Goat
The demand for lamb and goat meat is on the rise in the US within the Ethnic market. Kids and goat of all ages in addition to lightweight lean lamb fetch premium rates. For producers interested in this market sector a shift in practice and marketing strategy...
TheSheepSite Blog: Autumn Madness
In her first blog for TheSheepSite, Luscious Lamb's Clare Smith describes the challenges and pleasures of sheep farming at this time of year....
Marketing and Death Loss on US Sheep Operations
The largest marketing component of the sheep industry is the sale of lambs....
US Dairy Goat Production
Dairy goat production in the US is an alternative livestock enterprise suitable for many small-scale or part-time livestock operations, according to the Penn State University Extension. Some dairy goat producers have been successful in pasteurizing goat...
New Zealand Lamb Prices Expected to Rise
Constrained supply, growing Asian demand and a pick-up in European demand are expected to lift prices, according to the latest Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries Report....

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