Friday, April 26, 2019

Arrival of Lambs

Sixty-eight East Friesan x Lacaune lambs were delivered to the University of Maryland's Western Maryland Research & Education Center on Wednesday, April 24. The lambs ranged in weight from 28 to 71 lbs and averaged 44.3 ± 10.4 lbs. The median weight was 42 lbs.

This year's lambs are considerably younger and lighter than last year's lambs.

Final Data

The lambs were weighed for a final time on September 25. This was 91 days after they were split into their two treatment groups. For this fi...