Current trends in lamb production with particular reference to New Zealand

Author: R.A. Barton
Year: 1984
Issue: 4
Volume: 14
Page: 152 - 157

Information on the production, processing, and marketing of lamb in New Zealand is presented. Consideration is given to new practices such as genetics and animal breeding, nutrition, and flock management that have been introduced in sheep farming to improve production, the acceptability of the product, and to combat rising costs.


Keywords: breeding, breeds, carcass masses, consumer preference, management, performance testing, Production statistics
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