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Marketing of UK lamb

A summary of market requirements and carcass classification systems for UK lamb.

Year of Publication2010

The quality of a lamb carcass significantly affects where and how it can be sold. Carcass classification uses two appraisal systems. These are the EUROP conformation system and the fat classification system. Northern and Southern Europe are the two main export markets for UK Lamb.

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lamb production
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Supporting the development of the national rural economy.

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