Handling focus: designing the unit for yourself and the animal
Martin Merrick
The design of a handling unit should take into account both the safety of the operator and the safety of the livestock passing through it.
7 December 2022 Buildings
Sheep dipping facilities: keeping the environment and your own health in mind
With sheep dip being one of the most hazardous tasks undertaken on a sheep farm, a proper dipping system in place is required to keep risks to human health and the environment to a minimum.
30 October 2021 Breeding & health
Abiding by environment agency rules for safe dip disposal
This week's sheep feature discussed responsible sheep dipping and footbathing to protect water quality. In this article we recap on the requirements in Northern Ireland.