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Practical Lambing Workshop | Chelmsford

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Prepare and refresh skills and knowledge ahead of the 2020 lambing season. Ideal for new shepherds but also an excellent update for more experienced livestock keepers wanting to update their skills and learn more techniques.

Tuesday 11th February at 5pm – 7pm
Essex Young Farmers Club, Whitbreads Farm Lane, Chelmsford, CM3 3LQ.

The workshop will cover the following:
• Prepare your farm and flock for lambing with appropriate equipment and medicines
• Appreciate normal ewe behaviour before and around lambing
• Practice delivering normal and abnormal lamb presentations using a lambing simulator
• Perform techniques such as tubing, as well as more advanced procedures like eyelid injections and intra-peritoneal glucose administration

Enhance your skills in:
• The benefits of recording lambing data and using it to improve performance
• Recognising and dealing with problems in lambing, including metabolic ewe diseases, prolapses and abortions
• Procedures and techniques which will equip you to deal with different lambing situations
• Care for both normal and weak lambs in the hours and days after birth

Throughout the workshop you will have the opportunity to ask the vets any questions you may have about your flock.

The cost of this workshop is £50 +VAT per person and any extra people from the same farm will be £10 +VAT each. There’s a 10% discount for Young Farmers’ Club members.

To book please call 01306 628489 or email


February 11
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Essex Young Farmers
Whitbreads Farm Lane
Chatham Green, Essex CM3 3LQ United Kingdom
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