Average Welsh lamb unit has failed to cover costs

Davies, Robert
July 2006
Farmers Weekly;7/21/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 3, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports on the failure of lamb producers in Wales to cover production cost according to the farm business survey of the Aberystwyth University. The average production cost and market price for lamb are mentioned. The factor attributed to the failure to cover lamb production cost is cited. Suggestions to improve profit from lamb production are provided.


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