TITLE

How to finish light hill lambs for UK markets

AUTHOR(S)
Davies, Robert; Buss, Jessica
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;12/20/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 25, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the topics discussed at the Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research in Great Britain in 2002. Rations of feeds used for hill lambs; Characteristics of the lambs fed with the rations.
ACCESSION #
9001876

 

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