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Counting sheep – what your scanning data is telling you

There are a few of important dates in the sheep farmer’s calendar, scanning day being one. After meticulously studying the different raddle-marked backsides from tupping now is the time to really see if the rams have earnt their keep.

Scanning provides measurable values that can be compared to previous years […]

2022-01-12T12:55:31+00:00January 12th, 2022|Sheep|

Lambing Time 2021

Lambing 2021 is well and truly in full swing, as we hear Steph tell us about her start to the lambing season.

We have had a fast start to lambing time this year; vasectomising a homebred shearling tup that didn’t quite reach the mark. He has really tightened up our […]

2021-04-28T12:34:20+00:00April 28th, 2021|Sheep|

Twin Lamb Disease

Twin Lamb Disease – Who’s at risk?

  • Ewes during late gestation
  • Animals with multiple foetuses
  • Over conditioned ewe
  • Under conditioned ewe

How is Twin Lamb Disease caused?

In late gestation the energy requirement of each fetus increases significantly. […]

2020-02-20T14:26:34+00:00February 20th, 2020|Sheep|
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