Getting on top of lameness in sheep flocks
There has been an increase reported in the incidence of scald in recent weeks, while those selecting the lameness task in the Sheep Welfare Scheme should check the requirements.
Journal vet view: CODD
Journal vet Tommy Heffernan looks at contagious ovine digital dermamtitis (CODD) in flocks; what can we do to control it and how we can prevent it entering flocks.
Sheep welfare scheme and mineral supplementation post-mating
With rams being joined with ewes in greater frequency, some questions have arisen as to the exact requirements for supplementing ewes with minerals post-mating.
Vet's corner: flock health planning
In this week's vet's corner, John Gilmore explains the advantages of making a flock health plan.