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LOOKNG at sheep worming options for 2015, an overriding priority is to use a minimal number of treatments with maximum efficacy when they are given, according to Zoetis vet, Andrew Montgomery.
IT'S A statement borrowed from the telly, but the makers are claiming that OrlDen's fox repellent oil for lambs is so good that 'In surveys, 10 out of 10 foxes said they hated it'!
ADVANCED Nutrition has launched a new high energy supplement for in-lamb ewes named Superior Ewe Nuts.
SHEEP farmers are being urged by Scotland's Rural College to check the quality of the silage they are feeding pregnant ewes as lambing dates grow closer.
IT IS one of the most persistent and debilitating problems that sheep farmers face and one of the most difficult to get rid of which has serious welfare implications for affected animals.
ORPHAN lambs can pay their way and do just as well as those raised by the ewe, however, they require good management and a quality diet to do so.
CAREFUL management of ewe nutrition to ensure a body condition score of 2.5-3.0, from pre-tupping right throughout the majority of pregnancy, is vital to ensure successful foetal growth and development.
AN independent and blind trial conducted by the Althnorthumbria Veterinary Group, has found that Cosecure soluble glass lamb boluses were the 'best in class' for profit and weight gain.
DO you have sheep on your farm which lose condition for no obvious reason?
LOOKING AT sheep worming options for 2015, an overriding priority is to use a minimal number of treatments with maximum efficacy when they are given, according to Zoetis vet, Andrew Montgomery.