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New Entrants Calendar – Shearing Sheep and Control of Blowfly Strike

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Are you new to keeping sheep and wondering when to shear your sheep? Or what do do with the wool after shearing? In this short video SAC Consulting’s Willie Budge gives an overview of when to shear sheep, what to do with the wool afterwards and how to control and prevent blowfly strike.


Related FAS Materials:

Worm egg counts for sheep

Sustainable Worm Control in Sheep Factsheet


External Materials:

Sheep Shearing | Courses | Young Farmers | British Wool

NADIS – National Animal Disease Information Service

External Parasites | SCOPS

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Shorn Sheep

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