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.

Day 0

Using the June 15 data, the lambs were sorted by weight, age, type of rearing, and FEC. Every other lamb was allocated to either group 1 or ...