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Sheep Grazing in Grain Rotation Brings Economic and Ecological Benefits
A family in Washington State has worked sheep grazing into its wheat production system that is environmentally beneficial and makes...
Should I Creep Feed Lambs?
Don't creep feed if grass is good enough - you don't see the benefits. ...
Dakota Lamb Finishers Describe Operation and Move Indoors
A North Dakota lamb-feeding operation reacted to saturated fields by constructing sheds, in so doing boosting feed conversion and reducing...
Vigilance Required On Parasites
Sheep across the UK may be susceptible to a variety of parasites after a mild and wet autumn and early winter, says a national animal...
Real Farming Conference Offers Alternative Solutions
Now in its sixth year, the Oxford Real Farming Conference has become a fixture of the UK's agricultural calendar, reports Sarah Hulbert....
How to Provide Protein for Ewes in Late Pregnancy
Protein requirements of sheep can be met without using a costly feed, suggest news finding from the English Beef and Lamb Executive...
Tell Me About Starting a Llama or Alpaca Farm
Choosing to keep llamas or alpacas should not come before seeing how others in the industry to it first, say American advisers to people...
Drivers for Animal Welfare Policies in Africa
A new study from Lesotho calls for improved understanding of animal welfare in African countries or there could be deleterious effects...
Provide Sheep With Adequate Care in Winter
Sheep are tolerant to cold weather with proper care....
Watch Replacements and Store Lambs When Grazing This Winter
Store lambs could be particularly susceptible to parasites this winter, so monitor faecal samples, farmers are being told. ...
Finding Compounds that Determine Lamb Flavour
A study to determine the flavour of lamb found that it depends on the levels of volatile fatty acids on the surface as well as other...
Welfare is Worthwhile, to Your Profit and Community
Animal welfare is core to profit and is worthwhile investing in, Australian producers are being reminded. ...
Simple Solutions Worth Sharing
Simple solutions are often not the subject of boasts, but many are worthwhile sharing, according to Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)...
Put the Drench Down, Barber's Pole Has A Vaccine
A new vaccine product is available for farmers trying to live with the parasite barber's pole. ...
Lamb: The Best Protein in the World
Lamb needs care and attention as a meat so consumers carry on coming back for more, says an award winning New Zealand producer. ...
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