I run about 800 dry Suffolk cross and NC mules to sell, either my own or contract shepherded. What I do with the above and very bad headed sheep that don't match is stick a tup with them and lamb in march, then sell as couples in may when the grass starts growing. People in market go mad for young sheep that have a pair of lambs on and don't seem to care what they look like.You'll get a few that don't thrive and don't match the rest which you can't sell with the rest.
Just go back to playing the Bass for Oasis,better paying job than anything else.Selling the breeding ewes due to work commitments and lambing ewes not stacking up again construction wages but I need to keep the land working.
Whats the pros and cons of running ewe lambs and selling as shearlings, on average what, if any profits could I expect?
I can source white faced welsh mules, what should I be paying and what can I sell them for?
Any other tips or advice?
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