• 02.Mar.22

    Managing newborn lambs

    Managing newborn lambs

    Industry statistics suggest keeping lambs alive as soon as they are born is no easy feat. Almost 50% of total lamb losses occur in the first 48 hours of life with a further 11% coming to an early demise 2-14 days post lambing. So how can you improve lamb survival rates in your flock?

  • 02.Mar.22

    Improving hygiene in the lambing shed

    Improving hygiene in the lambing shed

    Too many lambs are still lost around lambing time and it’s been estimated one in five may well have died because of an unhygienic environment. But maintaining cleanliness should not be that difficult and is always the foundation of any lambing plan.

  • 27.Sep.21

    Lamlac Moments: Woolly winners from our 2021 photo competition

    Lamlac Moments: Woolly winners from our 2021 photo competition

    When it comes to lambing, we’re self-confessed softies here at Lamlac HQ. And judging by all the amazing entries into our Lamlac Moments 2021 photo competition, we know you are too! Here's how our 2021 photo competition went...

  • 17.Aug.21

    The Heat is On: Managing sheep in a heatwave

    The Heat is On: Managing sheep in a heatwave

    When it comes to farming, the challenges rarely stop coming, and more often than not, they’re related to our weather. Battling the elements is just what we do – right?

    For sheep farmers globally, extreme heat is a real concern, so we've compiled a few tips and 'best practices' to help you and your flock deal with bouts of heat.

  • 15.Jul.21

    Farming Feel-Good: Eight pieces of positivity to brighten your day

    Farming Feel-Good: Eight pieces of positivity to brighten your day

    We all need a little something to lift our mood now and then. Luckily, we've got just the thing to brighten your day.

    We've pulled together a whole herd of feel-good farming stories to help raise a smile whenever you need one.

  • 09.Jul.21

    Lambing 21: The roundup

    Lambing 21: The roundup

    As lambing season 2021 got underway for the early starters back in December last year, we launched our #LamlacLambing21 campaign, which has seen us sharing the inevitable highs and lows of the season.

    Here's our round-up of some of the most notable moments of the season.

  • 19.May.21

    Canine Co-Workers: Herding dogs from around the world

    Canine Co-Workers: Herding dogs from around the world

    For any sheep farmer here in the UK, when it comes to considering a canine colleague for their work ethic, shepherding skills and stamina, there’s one breed that springs to mind: the Border Collie. But are collies commonly used for herding around the world, or are other breeds more common?

  • 23.Mar.21

    Lambing all over the world

    Lambing all over the world

    Here in the UK and Ireland the season we all wait for with baited breath – the busiest in the British sheep-farming calendar is, undoubtedly, spring. It’s the season when we all literally spring into action as our flocks multiply in size by the day.
    But what’s the situation in other parts of the world and how do their climates and traditions vary from ours?

  • 25.Jun.20

    Lambing season advice: how data gathering can improve productivity and profits

    Lambing season advice: how data gathering can improve productivity and profits

    As a sheep farmer, lambing is your busiest time of year. Taking care to capture the right data during lambing can improve the efficiency and productivity of your business, and that can lead to enhanced profits. In this article, we explain how.

  • 22.May.20

    PODCAST: 5 myths of lambing

    PODCAST: 5 myths of lambing

    Lamlac's Abi Fisher discusses 5 common myths of lambing with guest speaker Laura Bernard.