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Putting a Hand on Them – How to Tell When Your Lamb is Finished

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If you raise lambs, you know the importance of harvesting your animals at exactly the right time. Lambs that are over- or under-finished will produce meat that is less desirable to consumers. Mastering the ability to determine when your lambs are correctly finished at 0.20 to 0.25 inch of back fat can result in a superior product in the marketplace, one that surpasses your competitors and creates demand among consumers. This brief tipsheet tells you how.

Want to see this technique in action? Check out our accompanying ATTRA video.



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