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.
Sheep management: tagging lambs, scald and shearing safety
The manner in which tags are applied can have a big bearing on tag loss rates and ear infection rates.
Sheep Welfare Scheme tasks refresher course
Tasks including lameness control, flystrike control, parasite control and mineral supplementation of lambs will be coming to the fore in the coming weeks.
Sheep management: drafting spring lambs, nematodirus reminder and SWS tasks
There is a tighter focus on carcase weights with a significant percentage of spring lambs delivering heavy carcases and compounding existing supply challenges with overweight hoggets.