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Entries from July 2010

2010 Ohio Sheep Day Presentations

July 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Ohio Sheep Day Presentations The 2010 Ohio Sheep Day was held on July 10 at Riverwood Farms in Powell Ohio.  The theme of the day was “Breeding Sheep for a More Profitable Flock”.   Key Presenters at Sheep Day included Dr. David Thomas from the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Kreg Leymaster from the US Meat Animal [...]

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Tags: Breeding/Reproduction · Events

TO FINISH OR SELL AT WEANING

July 15th, 2010 · No Comments

TO FINISH OR SELL AT WEANING By: Clif Little, OSU Extension The economics of selling lambs at weaning or finishing them out is heavily influenced by the cost of feed.  Assuming at your facility, you have the option of selling lightweight weaned lambs or finishing them, let us compare the two scenarios. Feed prices may [...]

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Tags: Economics · Marketing