Beltex-sired lambsBeltex-sired lambs
Ensuring every prime lamb leaving your farm makes £90 or more is a tough target, but it is one being comfortably achieved by one Cumbrian farmer this year. Steadman Dodd is running a system that uses less feed and he is even stocking ewes more heavily. But week on week, from June and well into the autumn, he tops the trade at Kirkby Stephen market. When the market’s average prime lamb price hovers around 160p/kg, his prime lambs are hitting […]