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Sheep in the Vines in Northern California
Mendocino County, Northern California is home to the majority of American organic and eco-friendly vineyards. The need to cut the use of fossil fuels, pesticides and herbicides has prompted a number of wineries to use sheep as a multi-level, environmentally...
When Should You Wean Lambs? Advice Before and After
Sheep farmers should make the decision to wean lambs based on ewe body condition, feed availability and lamb growth rates. ...
Lamb Nutrition Research Could Lead to Improved Survival Rate
Research on the effects of body condition score and level of protein supply on ewe and lamb performance could lead to improved lamb survival rates and financial benefits for farmers....
What is Genomics? A Sheep Perspective
Genomics is a rapidly expanding field within livestock agriculture and sheep farmers can now benefit. But what can we select for and what is the difference between genomics and genetics?...
Should I Creep Feed Lambs?
Don't creep feed if grass is good enough - you don't see the benefits. ...
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 (EBLEX)....

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