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Livestock Productivity - Sheep

Sheep health has been identified in research as one of the top ways that Scottish farms can reduce their carbon footprint, as well as providing clear benefits for animal welfare as well as productivity. Alongside guidance on breeding management and optimising grass, this section provides technical guidance on options for reducing carbon in sheep enterprises.

Below are some areas where farmers can often make small changes in management that will collectively result in improved flock productivity.

More information on Sheep Production is available from our Livestock section.

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