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Sheep
Sheep Management: weather challenges, lamb mortality and sheep census
Darren Carty
The inclement weather over the last week is leading to some issues such as ewes with sore teats and hypothermia in young lambs.
25 January 2022 News
Sheep and goat census deadline extended to 14 February
Sheep and goat keepers will now have until the middle of February to submit census postal returns, but are encouraged to submit online.
5 January 2022 Management
Sheep Management: feeding early lambing ewes and clostridial vaccination
Many early lambing flocks are in a good position with grass supplies but current weather will limit turnout, bringing a spotlight on indoor feeding programmes.
Sheep Management: scanning, feeding and mortality due to liver fluke
The popular scanning measure under the sheep welfare scheme is under the spotlight with scanning activity increasing and some flocks entering late pregnancy feeding.
29 December 2021 Management