January lambing ups efficiency

Owen, Wendy; Buss, Jessica
June 2002
Farmers Weekly;6/7/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 23, p44
Trade Publication
Deals with the success of an East Yorkshire, England farm in switching from April to January lambing. Reason for the switch to January lambing; Effects of the change on cash flow and labor efficiency in the farm; Strategy taken by the farm to reduce feed costs.


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