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Acronym for lentigines, atrial myxoma, mucocutaneous myxomas, and blue nevi. See: LAMB syndrome.


young sheep still with its dam or up to 5 months of age. Qualified as ram or ewe lamb. In commercial usage may include much older animals, e.g in Europe.

lamb bed
bummer lamb
an American term for an orphan lamb that has to be fed artifically with milk replacer.
lamb dysentery
a severe, highly fatal enteritis with diarrhea and dysentery in young lambs caused by Clostridium perfringens type B.
lamb industry
includes stud flocks which produce rams of fat lamb breeds, e.g. Dorset Down, commercial farms breeding crossbred fat lamb mothers and fattening the lambs. The latter may be undertaken in feedlots or on special pasture fattening farms. Saleyards and sale rings, lamb abattoirs and wholesale outlets comprise the marketing side of the industry.
lamb marking
earmarking, castration and tail docking.
lamb marking rate
the percentage of lambs born which reach the stage of lamb marking. An index of lamb mortality rate.
lamb poison
l's quarter
l's tongue
Scleroblitum (chenopodium) atriplicinum, plantago.
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The formal creation of the check-off funded American Lamb Board is a continuation of a heightened effort by all segments of the lamb industry to help build awareness and demand for fresh American lamb products.
EBLEX chief executive Richard All said: "These figures paint a positive picture for the UK lamb industry,
The telephone line - 0870 243 0441 - gives easy access to a broad range of business information for the beef and lamb industry in England.
A MAJOR project to promote the efficiency and profitability of the lamb industry has been under way over the summer.
The lamb industry in the Riverland is receiving a solid boost with funding offers of over $488,000 to AM & JL Buckley and of $250,000 to Thornby Pty Ltd for their premium lamb feedlot upgrades.
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THE Welsh lamb industry faces renewed crisis after Caernarfon's Cig Cibyn abattoir mothballed its plant.
It is a quality product that's fully traceable and not simply a by-product of the lamb industry.
Some of our lamb industry suppliers have enhanced the program by applying promotional materials of fresh American lamb at the plant level to ensure compliance at the retail level.
The domestic lamb industry in the USA has been in decline, therefore there's certainly room for exports.
This can only be good news for the English beef and lamb industry.