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1200: Lamb – the fifth quarter

This paper is summarised from Chapter 9: “The value in the fifth quarter today and tomorrow” taken from the report of The Royal Agricultural College and Rumenco 100 Club Annual Fellowship in Beef and Sheep by Nick Allen Sector Director, EBLEX.

Year of Publication2011

Challenges are to develop the expertise in the processing sector to maximise opportunities for fifth quarter products and to improve consumer demand for fifth quarter products on the home market. Demand exists in export markets at premium prices. Technologies and expertise exist to allow UK processors to take advantage of export and domestic demand for many products otherwise seen as waste.

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