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Meatlinc participates in RamCompare Project

Mon, 2nd Nov, 2015

Meatlinc have been asked to participate in the The RamCompare project, established by Signet   This two-year pilot project is designed to trial strategies for capturing commercial data on slaughter lambs in the UK sheep industry.  

67 rams from five breeds Texel, Suffolk, Charollais, Hampshire Down and Meatlinc will be tested across these flocks over the 2016 and 2017 lambing seasons.

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Meatlinc Customer Isaac Crilly, Finalist in Sheep Farmer of the Year Awards

Thu, 16th Jul, 2015

Meatlinc customer, Isaac Crilly from Castle Derg, County Tyrone has been selected as a finalist in the Farmers Weekly, Sheep Farmer of the Year 2015.   Isaac started using the Meatlinc terminal sire several years ago, which gave the conformation and shape he knew retailers were looking for. His lambing percentage is now up to 200%, with all ewes lambed unaided.  http://www.fwi.co.uk/livestock/farmers-weekly-awards-2015-sheep-farmer-of-the-year-finalists-revealed.htm

Yorkshire Flock Wins EBLEX Most Improved Flock Award for the Meatlinc Breed

Tue, 28th Apr, 2015

The Thorganby flock, owned by George Fell of Thorganby, York has been recognised for the fourth time by EBLEX as the Most Improved Flock of Meatlinc sheep in England for 2015. 

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Opportunities for Young Sheep Farmers

Mon, 8th Dec, 2014

George Fell with Meatlinc RamsAt a time when opportunities for young men and women in agriculture are high on the agenda, George Fell who farms with his father at Thorganby, in the Vale of York, has had the chance and wants to encourage others to follow him.

With two recent retirements from the network, George is now looking for new breeders. “This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in producing commercially reared animals to a high standard using all the advances of modern genetics” says George. 

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