Tail docking: keeping it short and neat
Darren Carty reviews management practices, such as tail docking, castration and selecting potential replacements at lambing.
Sheep management: outdoor lambing, tagging and Sheep Welfare Scheme
The favourable grass growth has opened up an opportunity for some farmers to lamb outdoors and thereby reduce labour and costs and free up straw supplies.
Back to basics - a practical guide to lambing the ewe
This diagrammatic guide to lambing the ewe will provide useful tips to take you through a hard lambing.
Sheep management: scanning hill flocks, abortion and hill sheep conference
This week's notes look at late pregnancy feeding queries under the Sheep Welfare Scheme and scanning records in hill flocks.