Best Practices to Increase Your Lamb Crop highlights twelve best management practices that will help sheep producers gain efficiency and improve profitablity. Because production systems vary, it is suggested that most sheep producers should be able to adopt at least three best management practices. Each of the best management practices will be the focus of a more detailed fact sheet that will be available in 2016 from the US Lamb Resource Center at lambresourcecenter.com.
The landmark American Lamb Industry Roadmap Project established productivity improvement as one of four goals which must be accomplished in order to strengthen the short-term and long-term competitive advantage of the American lamb industry and return it to consistent profitability. Increasing the reproductive efficiency of U.S. sheep flocks has been identified as the best way to meet growing supply needs. It also has a direct link to profitability