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Terry Ackerman, CEO of the Canadian Lamb Producers Co-operative, holds up an RFID wand and an electronic grading device, two new technologies that he believes will help the co-op unlock more of the value in Canadian lamb.

Lamb co-op ready for spring launch

Branded, value-added Canadian Lamb Company sets sights on underserved market dominated by imports

Four years in the making, the Canadian Lamb Producers Cooperative (CLPC) is ready to start buying finished lambs this spring. “Our plan is to start small and ramp up,” said CEO Terry Ackerman, at a recent information session hosted by the Manitoba Sheep Association. The CLPC, which targets 650 to 1,000 members across nine provinces,