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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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At a time when other commodity groups' check-off programs are under review, the American lamb industry saw the need for a significant marketing program to generate awareness about the qualities of U.
He said: "It has been a fantastic opportunity for Wales YFC, and we are delighted that the scheme is continuing to grow, not only for the members of the supply chain initiative, but it shows continued commitment for the development of the Welsh lamb industry from some of its key stakeholders.
In turn, the fallout from the export ban threatens meat production next year and the long-term stability of the lamb industry in Wales.
This is the peak season for sales for many farmers and we were pleased to hear Elin Jones state she is determined to do everything she can to support the beef and lamb industry," he said.
During his trip German was lobbied by representatives of the Welsh lamb industry who are seeking access to US and Canadian markets.
I am determined to do everything I can to support the beef and lamb industry while also ensuring we remain vigilant and keep Wales free of foot-and-mouth.
Supermarkets and butchers rally to support lamb industry
They have linked up with the Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Bristol University, Wynnstay Feeds, the Welsh meat promotion authority Hybu Cig Cymru and Dunbia, which now operates the former Oriel Jones abattoir at Llanybydder, in an initiative that could revolutionise the Welsh lamb industry.
Safeway is passionate about supporting British lamb and keeping the local lamb industry alive," says category buyer Kelly Hathway.
This is great news for the Welsh lamb industry and presents a massive opportunity to our suppliers,' said Mr Jones.