Too heavy and too fat

Carcases in this box on the grid are too heavy and too fat.  This means retail and primal cuts will be bigger than the processor wants for this market, and will require considerable trimming of excess fat to make them acceptable to their customers. This is costly for the supply chain.


Doing it better next time:

Improving lambs that are too heavy and too fat for the target market

Am I aiming at the right target market?

Help with assessing fatness and carcase weight in live lambs

How does nutrition affect lamb growth?

Reducing variation in the sale group

Addressing genetics

Take care before making major changes!


Learn more about specifications:

Producing lambs to market specifications