Hetty would have been glad to hear that she should never see a child again; they were worse than the nasty little lambs that the shepherd was always bringing in to be taken special care of in lambing
time; for the lambs WERE got rid of sooner or later.
Overfeeding leads to large lambs which can cause problems during the lambing
process and increase the likelihood of a caesarean operation being required.
Furthermore, not only do Beltex cross lambs command a higher price in the ring, we also find they present us with very few problems at lambing
Anglesey vet Facundo Gil, from the Bodrwnsiwn veterinary group, said: "This is very unusual indeed - normally when the lambing
process starts the ewe will give birth to all the lambs.
SHEEP farmers in Wales gearing up for the crucial lambing
season have urged retailers to support their industry as they battle against cheap imports and rising cost to the consumer of meat produced in Britain.
Dr Vipond, of the Scottish Agricultural College, advised farmers on how to reduce lambing
losses during a series of Farming Connect-organised meetings in Wales.
season begins when the rams are allowed access to ewes in estrus.
Along with the purchase of the farm, we inherited a herd of sheep, just at lambing
Because not every farmer has a windowless barn, Fitzgerald and Stellflug then decided to give melatonin to both ewes and rams to precipitate breeding during the early spring and lambing
during the late summer.
SPRING definitely feels to be just around the corner and at Donaldson's Vets that means one thing - lambing
SMALL changes to lambing
management could increase farm incomes by pounds 630-pounds 900 for 600-ewe flocks, experts claim.