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ABP & ALPHA RAMS

         

We are delighted to be founder members of Alpha Rams. This a new collaborative venture between ABP, one of Europe’s leading food processors, and Easy Rams and Meatlincs. The aim of this group is to produce and market to ABP’s Alpha Lamb Producer Group rams that will help future proof and provide more profitable and sustainable businesses for members through cost reductions and increased outputs.

ALPHA RAMS will follow the principles that have been so successful for Easy Rams over the last 10 years which include:

  • All rams sold MUST be Grass/Forage fed
  • All rams sold off farm
  • No trimming or artificial colouring pre sale
  • Never use concentrates in their ram production systems
  • All rams are fully Performance Recorded
  • All rams have high Health status and are warranted Free of Maedi Visna and CLA
  • All rams fully warranted

ALPHA LAMB PRODUCER GROUP:

Yetminster in Dorset is the base for all ABP’s UK lamb slaughtering. For which lambs and ewes are sourced throughout the whole of England and Walesusing local field agents and strategically positioned collection centres.

ABP are creating their Alpha Lamb Producer Group to improve the profitability of members sheep enterprises. Members will receive bonus payments on lambs produced according to the protocols below and will have access to industry specialists who will be able to offer advice on low cost forage systems.

   

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

ALPHA LAMB PRODUCER PROTOCOLS:

GROUP REQUIREMENTS BONUS
     
BRONZE PRODUCERS: Use ALPHA RAMS 5p/KG dw above ABP Base
     
SILVER PRODUCERS: Use ALPHA RAMS  
  Move to Rotational grazing  
  Do FEC worm counts  
  Attend 2 free meetings pa  
  Use free Consultancy advice 10p/KG dw above ABP Base Price
     
GOLD PRODUCERS: Use ALPHA RAMS  
  Move to Rotational Grazing  
  Do FEC worm Counts  
  Identify sires of 20% of lambs supplied  
  Identify breed of dams  
  Record on farm lamb weights  
  Attend 2 free meetings pa  
  Use free consultancy advice 15p/KG dw above ABP Base Price
     
     

 BONUS PAYABLE ON 100 LAMBS PER EASYRAM SIRE USED FOR CURRENT LAMB CROP

 

If you require further information on the ALPHA RAM PRODUCER GROUP please contact Richard Findlay on Telephone (Farm) 01287 669060 or Mobile 07717 492839.

   
         
       
  Thank you for taking the time read about ABP and AlphaRams we hope this has answered any questions you may have, if however you still have questions that are un-answered then please feel free to contact us.

Kind Regards
Robyn, Philippa, Nick and James Hulme
     
         
             
 
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