We cover all aspects of sheep health and welfare. Here, our team of vets and VetTechs give us the latest flock health advice and information to help drive performance in your flock.

Frustrating Fluke

We’re into the problem period for Fluke in sheep - late Autumn to Winter, and due to its financial implications including body condition deterioration and death, it’s a disease most sheep producers are tuned in to. However, it’s now commonly suspected that resistance is building against the most effective treatment. [...]

2018-12-11T13:02:42+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Sheep|

Ram Fertility

Andrew Henderson talks us through the first meeting of the Peaks Beef & Sheep Discussion Group at LLM Bakewell on the 11th September. It was great to get our first on farm meeting as LLM Derbyshire underway. The meeting was held at my farm, where I provided four rams [...]

2018-10-04T16:37:57+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Sheep|

Lamb Nutrition

Lamb nutrition can be fairly simply split into two parts – the Ewe and the Lamb. Tom Jackson talks us through the basics... The Ewe During the first six weeks of life a lambs growth is provided almost entirely by the ewe’s milk.  This is therefore influenced by a [...]

2018-07-17T09:28:38+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Sheep|

Look out for your lambs!

Although it may not feel like it, Spring is just around the corner and with it, the risk of Coccidiosis and Nematodirus battus hitting your lambs. Amy Glanvill talks us through the symptoms and preventative measures. Coccidiosis is caused by the protozoan Eimeria spp. and can affect lambs at [...]

2018-07-17T09:31:14+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Sheep|
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