Staying true to type pays off

Hunt, Jeremy
September 2009
Farmers Weekly;9/18/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 12, p38
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the importance of feeding and careful management on producing top prime lambs. Sheep producer Martin Brown has developed pure Beltex breeds by retaining home-bred Beltex x North of England Mule females. According to Brown, farmers should learn how to feed and manage the ewes. Brown added that breeders must be careful not to lose the true type of Beltex as this breed is about conformation.


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