Sanderson sheep© Wendy Short
Lancashire sheep farmers Malcolm and Judith Sanderson say lambing ewe lambs has helped add value to their enterprise of 600 Mules. The Sanderson run a flock of 600 sheep at Lower Highfield Farm and started breeding Texel-cross replacements six years ago and say it cut associated costs by 50%. See also: How lucerne can cut feed costs and early-lambing stress “It makes economic sense to breed from ewe lambs and gain an extra year of production,” says Mr Sanderson. “An […]