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.
Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park offers near year-round bottle feeding; relying heavily on Volac computerised feeding technology and Lamlac.
Only 1 in 5 UK sheep producers rearing surplus lambs artificially are feeding these newborns enough colostrum in the first 24 hours of life.
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