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News: January 2020

Could willow be the answer to better lamb growth?

A Woodland Trust media release

New research has shown willow trees could be used to optimise production in lambs because it has particularly high concentrations of cobalt and zinc.

The study sampled leaves from three native deciduous species – willow, alder and oak – from three sites across the UK and analysed their mineral, energy and protein content.

Publication date: 24 January 2020

Could willow be the answer to better lamb growth?

New research has shown willow trees could be used to optimise production in lambs because it has particularly high concentrations of cobalt and zinc. 

Publication date: 8 January 2020