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Sheep
Department issues nematodirus forecast and farmer advice
Noel Bardon
Lambs grazing contaminated pasture at six to 12 weeks of age are generally considered to be at risk of the parasite.
28 February 2024 Northern Ireland
SCOPS urges targeted treatments at lambing
Blanket treatment for worms increases the risk of anthelmintic resistance in flocks, experts have warned.
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
The older I get, the less I know about sheep
Dung samples of lambs threw up some unexpected results for Derek Robinson.
6 December 2023 Farmer Writes
Reading weeds and digging holes in Tyrone
Visitors to farm near Cookstown last week were told that weeds can shed a lot of light about what is happening below the ground.
18 October 2023 Northern Ireland