Posts Tagged: lambing; sheep

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: Pregnancy related disease Colostrum quality and quantity and hence lamb disease Foetal Growth in the last 6 weeks of pregnancy and wool deposition (More wool = Less Hypothermia) Milk production and therefore lamb productivity… Read more »

Practical Lambing Workshop | Horsham

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. Saturday 22nd February at 10am Westpoint Farm Vets, Dawes Farm, Bognor Road, Warnham, West Sussex, RH12 3SH. Lunch will be… Read more »

Practical Lambing Workshop | Chelmsford

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… Read more »

Practical Lambing Workshop | Sevenoaks

Prepare and refresh skills and knowledge ahead of the 2019 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. Saturday 2nd March at 10.00am – 2.00pm Park Farm Stables, Park Farm, Brasted, Nr Sevenoaks, Kent, TN16 1LL. The workshop… Read more »