mutton

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mutton

meat obtained from ewe, wether, hogget or ram and from lambs not finished to lamb quality.
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stated today: "I am pleased to confirm our support for these new promotion programmes, including sheepmeat for the first time.
Over the same period, pork will rise 43% to 142m tonnes, with beef and sheepmeat growing a respective 25% and 35% to 85 million tonnes and 18 million tonnes.
HM Revenue and Customs figures show the UK exported 177,000 tonnes of UK beef and sheepmeat for the year ending March 2010, up from just under 170,000 in 2008/9 and 135,000 tonnes in 2007/8.
THE tortuous process of allowing farmers to produce smokies - charcoaled sheepmeat - moved a significant step forward this week.
I RECENTLY attended the first International Sheepmeat forum in Brussels.
But, despite the new scare over sheepmeat, the number of sheep and lambs increased by five per cent.
The Sheep Industry Business Innovation project aims to build industry growth and cultivate new markets for sheepmeat and live exports in Asia and the Middle East.
It added the UK was already well below self-sufficiency in beef and sheepmeat, and higher prices risked putting UK consumers off buying British meat.
The better market position was mainly due to the lack of old season lamb carryover and the fact both the breeding flock and over all sheepmeat production fell by around 6%.
Sheepmeat exports from Wales climbed 5% this year, generating pounds 60.
The first International Sheepmeat forum in Brussels heard that consumption figures in the UK remain relatively strong, but other European countries had seen significant drops.
During the next five years the Sheep CRC will focus on three key areas: to enhance management of sheep wellbeing and productivity, to introduce value-based trading of sheepmeat, and to deliver affordable DNA-based genetic tools.