UK sheep producers remain unfailingly positive in the midst of the continuing political uncertainty surrounding the country’s exit from the EU. That’s according to findings from the annual Volac Lamlac lamb rearing intentions survey.
Sometimes the best way to learn about successful lambing is to see what other sheep farmers are doing. So we asked some experts about their experiences. Here's what we found.
As a sheep farmer, you want to give your business the best chance of securing the highest possible profits. The first step is as simple as measuring the body condition score of your ewes. See the other steps in our blog posts.
Cambridgeshire sheep producer Toby Dean aims to build up a sustainable flock of 500 ewes within six years.
In order to minimise lamb losses, sheep producers are being urged to prepare for falling temperatures.
New research suggests UK sheep producers are still keen to rear as many lambs as possible.
Tight labour availability prompts switch to automatic lamb feeder
Toby Dean on how he is hoping to continuing growing his business selling butchered lamb
Alison Melhuish of Trewolland Farm, Liskeard in Cornwall, on rearing surplus lambs
The arrival of a new lamb feeder, proved to be a welcome labour-saving asset for father and son team Andrew and James Taylor.
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