Finishing lambs© Tim Scrivener
Finishing lambs for the early market can secure a premium price – but often at considerable expense. Olivia Cooper looks at the key considerations when finishing lambs early. Producing lambs for the Easter or late spring market is often the holy grail for sheep producers, yielding premiums of about £30 a head over later finishers. But finishing lambs early can prove both tricky and expensive, so it is essential to understand the true implications of such a system. In recent […]