June 2006
Farmers Weekly;6/16/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 24, p48
Trade Publication
This article focuses on the Scotsheep industry show held in Aberdeen, Scotland. Young Shepherd of the Year award went to Tony Willox of Rothienorman, with Stewart Kennedy of Aberfeldy a very close runner-up. Sheep producers should stop buying rams based on looks and size and start making ram selection based on figures, according to SAC sheep specialist John Vipond. Basic improvements in the grade achieved by lamb carcasses could benefit Scottish lamb farmers, said Quality Meat Scotland chairman, Donald Biggar.


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