TITLE

Keep an eye on the grass for a better return

AUTHOR(S)
Balsom, Aly
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;9/18/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 12, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the strategy used by sheep farmer Stuart Stark of Fridlington Farms, Sutton on the Forest in England that led to a reduction in labour inputs and expansion of his flock. In starting outdoor lambing, he began by crossing his continental crosses with New Zealand Romneys and then breeding with the Pissington composite breed lines. It mentions the farm's move to a primarily forage-based system. Stark explains the importance of exclusion cages.
ACCESSION #
48377561

 

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