© Tim Scrivener
While no sheep farmer particularly wants to end up with surplus lambs, which have a particularly bad reputation, when reared well they can provide a decent margin. A recent trial carried out at the Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences (IBERS) at Aberystwyth University showed that there was no difference in the performance of surplus lambs reared on performance-formulated lamb milk replacer (based on whey protein from cows’ milk), compared with those left on the ewe.  “Introducing surplus lambs […]