Sheep management: lambs, blowfly strike and meal feeding
This week's notes cover the poor slaughter performance in lambs, a spike in blowfly strike and meal feeding lambs post-weaning under the Sheep Welfare Scheme.
Long read: northern exposure – sheep farming on the edge of Ireland
Tommy Mullin farms sheep and beef with the help of his three sons near Malin Head in Co Donegal.
Sheep management: marketing lambs, housing hill lambs and silage analysis.
This week's notes also discuss the importance of ensuring you are in line to stay with the organic nitrogen limit of 170kg N/ha.
Identifying the cause of lameness
Following on from lameness being mentioned in this week’s management notes, we take a look at the main types of lameness and how to identify them.