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Lamb finishing: where, when and how?

A summary of lamb finishing systems in the UK.

Year of Publication2010

There are three main systems of finishing store lambs which are based on the time taken for the lambs to reach their target weight. These are short, medium and long-keep systems. Lambs can be finished on a variety of crops such as grass, forage rape and stubble turnips.

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Supporting the development of the national rural economy.

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