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Emergency Plans for Staff: Feeding the dry cows

27 March 2020

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Emergency Plans for Staff: Feeding the dry cows This customisable protocol aims to inform staff of the correct procedure for feeding youngstock on the farm.

Emergency Plan for staff: Feeding the youngstock

27 March 2020

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Emergency Plan for staff: Feeding the youngstock This customisable protocol aims to inform staff of the correct procedure for feeding youngstock on the farm.

Dairy Cows

Emergency Plans for Staff: Heat detection in the dairy herd

27 March 2020

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Emergency Plans for Staff: Heat detection in the dairy herd Heat detection is a key factor for ensuring reproductive success and milk output in the dairy herd.  This customisable protocol…

Lambing Information Sheet: Disinfectants at lambing

27 March 2020

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Lambing Information Sheet: Disinfectants at lambing Disinfectants are substances that are applied to surfaces in order to destroy any bacteria and viruses living on them.  It can be useful to…

Lambing Information Sheet: Be prepared for lambing

27 March 2020

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Lambing Information Sheet: Be prepared for lambing Lambing is the busiest time in the sheep calendar and a sometimes a little bit of preparation can help ease some of the…

Lambing Information Sheet: Coccidiosis in lambs

27 March 2020

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Lambing Information Sheet: Coccidiosis in lambs Coccidiosis is a common cause of scour in four to eight-week old lambs. The disease is caused by a tiny parasite that lives in…

Lambing Information Sheet: Colostrum at lambing time

27 March 2020

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Lambing Information Sheet: Colostrum at lambing time Lambs are born without any antibodies in their blood.  Luckily ewe colostrum is a rich source of antibodies so; provided the ewe has…

Ewe showing water bag during lambing

Lambing Information Sheet: Dealing with abortions

27 March 2020

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Lambing Information Sheet: Dealing with abortions Abortions are an inevitable part of lambing time and it is important to think about how you are going to deal with them.  This…

Lambing Information Sheet: Ear tagging lambs

27 March 2020

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Lambing Information Sheet: Ear tagging lambs It is a legal requirement to tag lambs within 9 months of birth, (6 months if housed overnight), or before they leave the holding. …

Lambing Information Sheet: Joint ill in lambs

27 March 2020

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Lambing Information Sheet: Joint ill in lambs Joint-ill is a recurring problem at lambing time and a variety of different bacteria can cause problems. Streptococcus dysgalactiae is capable of causing…



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