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Cost control in lamb production is key to making a profit in a sector where seasonal supply fluctuations can cut market prices and squeeze margins. Even when businesses are geared to hitting the peak prices, careful cost management on a per lamb or hectare basis will mean resources are used efficiently and margins maximised. AHDB knowledge transfer senior manager Katie Thorley and Farming Connect technical officer Catherine Nakielny set out the importance of knowing the cost of producing a lamb […]