The term “Iceberg disease” is used to describe a disease where only a small proportion of the infected population are noticed, ie the tip of the iceberg. The remaining infected population are the iceberg that is hidden underwater. The small proportion of the population that reach the tip of the […]
Feeding the ewe: Scanning to lambing
Thursday 26th October
LLM Whitchurch, Sy13 4AQ
Join us for supper and a discussion about feeding the ewe from scanning to lambing to help set your flock up for a successful and profitable lambing season. We will cover the different feeding strategies and their benefits and […]
Join LLM, Dalehead and AHDB to dicuss what halal means and why it is an important part of the Muslim communities’ dietary requirements.Dispelling myths around how the sector operates, giving confidence to farmers wanting to capitalise on the market. Also understanding the cuttings of a lamb to halal specification, demonstrating […]
Join Elanco and us to discuss using Zolvix within a worming programme. Also how worm treatment check can be used within the Animal Health & Welfare Pathway.
Wednesday 12th July
Join us for our upcoming flock club talk…
“Flock Performance – How are ewe doing?”
Wednesday 12th July, 7pm
To register, please contact the office on
Join us as we anonymously delve into your scanning and abortion data. Are you hitting industry targets?
How can we help you to improve these figures […]
The lame sheep, every farm has them and they can be frustratingly difficult to manage taking time, effort, and medicines. It is estimated that 3 million sheep are lame in the UK at any one time so as an industry we spend a lot of time, effort and resources treating […]
12.30 pm – 2.30 pm
With the dry and hot weather last year, many grass-based grazing systems had a distinct reduction in grass growth. This has meant that in order to keep lambs growing well and ewes in good condition, many farms have needed to supplement with forage and fodder far earlier than expected.
We will be running this on Wednesday 8th February at Clitheroe, please give the office a call for more information – 012005 45456.
The unusual weather this year has meant we are seeing significant problems with gastrointestinal worms in sheep coming through the lab much later in the season than usual. Many farmers found they did not need to worm sheep as much as usual over the summer as the hot dry conditions […]