Looking after the ewe at lambing time

Pre-lambing preparation

Getting nutrition right in the last stage of pregnancy is essential. Ewe nutrition will directly affect the incidence of:


The Camelid Winter Checklist

Though we have fought valiantly through possibly the strangest summer of our lives, we must look to winter and think about ...
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Responsible Use of Medicines in Youngstock Management

The term “responsible use” is frequently used, but what does it actually mean?

“As little as possible, as much as necessary” ...
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Covid-19 Lockdown 2.0 Update

We want to reassure you that during Lockdown 2.0 we are an essential business and we will continue to care ...
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Calf Pneumonia – not just a winter problem

Pneumonia remains the most common reason for death or poor performance in growing calves, and whilst we do see a spike in ...
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Tightening Calving Blocks

The industry target for mating period in beef herds is 9 weeks resulting in 95 calves born to 100 cows put ...
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sheep

Rigorous measures needed for control of OPA

Ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA) is an infective lung tumour caused by the Jaagsiekte virus. It can be difficult to diagnose and has ...
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5 Tips for Reducing Antimicrobial Use in Clinical Mastitis

Most dairy farms are already seeing the benefits of selective dry cow therapy. With increasing pressure from milk buyers and ...
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Beef Health Planning

2020 has been a very strange year but it is important to begin looking ahead to next year. Health planning on beef ...
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Fly Control – Don’t Get Struck!

With Blowflies being one of the most common ectoparasites to affect sheep in the UK, flystrike is likely to affect 80% ...
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