Opening Mule lamb trade up on the year

Source: http://www.fwi.co.uk/livestock/opening-mule-lamb-trade-up-on-the-year.htm

Farmers Weekly

A solid showing of 7,073 North of England Mule Sheep Association ewe lambs averaged £98.09 to lift £1.25 on the year at Skipton on Tuesday (5 September). Most vendors saw a rise in price for their consignments, with some lambs being slightly smaller due to the wet summer. Trade topped at £230 with the Smearsett flock of David and Robin Booth, Feizor, after clinching their second championship on the trot. The leading pen, by D15 Smearsett, was also responsible for [&#8…

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When animals are raised in the pasture-based system they are let to graze openly and eat nutritious grass and other plants that are easily digested by their bodies. The animals welfare is greatly increased when they graze on pasture.

Sustainable livestock raising also helps in reducing damage to the environment plus the produces such as pork, eggs and milk is much more nutritious and taste better then food from factory farms.

Livestock Health Benefits:

Livestock that are kept in limited factory farms have less quality life compared to those raised on pasture. Livestock when raised on gree pasture can move around and live an organic life where else in factory facilities the livestock are all crowded in confined facilities. These facilities don’t have sunshine or fresh air allowing bacteria to grow and affect the animals. This then contributes to the livestock being provided with antibiotics which is not great for the livestock.

Since a lot of livestock eat grass, grazing them on pasture has a lot of benefits. Some of the benefits would be the livestock are able to produce secretion which is good for neutralizing acids that is in their gastrointestinal system. Since grain fed livestock produce less saliva they frequently suffer from dehydration, intestine harm and even death.

Human Being Health Benefits:

Livestock raised on pasture produce more nutritious eggs, beef, milk which is ideal for consumers than livestock raised on grains. Adding to that, pasture raised foods have a more healthy balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fats then your conventional foods. Their supplement levels are greater as well.

It’s no uncertainty that sustainable livestock farming is the way to go if you would like to be a successful livestock farmer. The livestock are raised in a healthy way and the produce is good for us humans.

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