If you’re struggling with surplus lambs chewing on the teats of your ad-lib milk feeders, try a few of these tips to help prevent the issue.
Investing in automatic feeding technology to rear orphan lambs is beneficial to farmers with both smaller and larger flocks.
Surplus lambs reared on lamb milk replacer, based on whey protein from cow's milk, do just as well as lambs running naturally with the ewe.
Despite the extra labour input required, our latest survey shows that many sheep producers continue to use traditional rearing practices.
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Find out more about the risk factors for orf, and how you can protect both your ewes and lambs this season.
Our website now includes a dedicated 'lambing advice' area where you will find advice, top tips and information on a wide range of topics.
Good planning and preparation will help you to maximise the number of healthy newborn lambs to finish in 2018. Follow our 7 step plan.
Put a system in place to rear your surplus lambs and ensure you have as many saleable lambs as possible from the season.
Warm April weather means the nematodirus risk to lambs is escalating fast in many areas. Make sure your worming protocol is up to date.