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Sheep Abortions – Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is the second most common cause of abortion in ewes in the UK behind EAE. This factsheet is part of the Sustainable Sheep Systems...

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Grazing Lambs for Productive Flocks

In this webinar, recorded on 13th September, Daniel Stout and Poppy Frater of SACs GrazeUp discuss best practice management and grazing strategies for breeding ewe...

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Grazing Ewes for Productive Flocks

In this webinar, recorded on 8th September, Daniel Stout and Poppy Frater of SACs GrazeUp provide a recap on the grazing principals and discuss effective...

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Could Trace Mineral Supply be Inhibiting Performance this Tupping Season?

Getting nutrition correct pre tupping is essential to ensure that ewes are ovulating and improve results come scanning time. However, it is also important to...

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Enzootic Abortion of Ewes (EAE)

Enzootic abortion of ewes (EAE) is the most common infectious cause of abortion in sheep in the UK. This factsheet is part of the Sustainable Sheep...

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Westerwold And Italian Ryegrass Catch Crops

The dry conditions in large parts of the country this summer are proving difficult to establish good catch crops for winter forage. This is unless,...

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Haemonchosis Risk

With recent hot weather, followed by heavy rains the risk of Haemochus contortus in livestock has increased with a several outbreaks diagnosed recently. The warm...

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Pre-mating Management

Ram sales are well in progress and early lambing pedigree flocks are already preparing ewes for mating in the next few weeks, meaning it is...

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Cull Ewe Screening

There are numerous reasons why a ewe may not regain condition after weaning, these can be from dental disease, to worms to an iceberg disease. ...

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Sheep Abortions – What you need to know

In this video, Megan Fergusson, Veterinary Investigation Officer at SRUC talks about the main causes of sheep abortions – Toxoplasmosis and Enzootic Abortion (EAE) and...

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Agribusiness News July 2022: Sheep

Trade decreases The typical seasonal decline of the lamb market has started, which often happens after the Highland Show.  Market signals are reporting strong trade...

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Spring Grazing & Fertiliser – The Proof is in the Planning

In this webinar SAC Consulting specialists Lorna Galloway and Poppy Frater discuss soil health, good nutrient management practices and strategic grazing plan options to reduce...

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Organic Newsletter January 2022

This months newsletter is now available. Production without Antibiotics in the Organic Dairy Sector Pre-lambing rotation in 2022 White Clover Oxford Real Farming Conference Highlights...

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Sheep Abortions – Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is the second most common cause of abortion in ewes in the UK behind EAE. This factsheet is part of the Sustainable Sheep Systems...

Read more >

Grazing Lambs for Productive Flocks

In this webinar, recorded on 13th September, Daniel Stout and Poppy Frater of SACs GrazeUp discuss best practice management and grazing strategies for breeding ewe...

Read more >

Grazing Ewes for Productive Flocks

In this webinar, recorded on 8th September, Daniel Stout and Poppy Frater of SACs GrazeUp provide a recap on the grazing principals and discuss effective...

Read more >

Could Trace Mineral Supply be Inhibiting Performance this Tupping Season?

Getting nutrition correct pre tupping is essential to ensure that ewes are ovulating and improve results come scanning time. However, it is also important to...

Read more >

Enzootic Abortion of Ewes (EAE)

Enzootic abortion of ewes (EAE) is the most common infectious cause of abortion in sheep in the UK. This factsheet is part of the Sustainable Sheep...

Read more >

Westerwold And Italian Ryegrass Catch Crops

The dry conditions in large parts of the country this summer are proving difficult to establish good catch crops for winter forage. This is unless,...

Read more >

Haemonchosis Risk

With recent hot weather, followed by heavy rains the risk of Haemochus contortus in livestock has increased with a several outbreaks diagnosed recently. The warm...

Read more >

Pre-mating Management

Ram sales are well in progress and early lambing pedigree flocks are already preparing ewes for mating in the next few weeks, meaning it is...

Read more >

Cull Ewe Screening

There are numerous reasons why a ewe may not regain condition after weaning, these can be from dental disease, to worms to an iceberg disease. ...

Read more >

Sheep Abortions – What you need to know

In this video, Megan Fergusson, Veterinary Investigation Officer at SRUC talks about the main causes of sheep abortions – Toxoplasmosis and Enzootic Abortion (EAE) and...

Read more >

Agribusiness News July 2022: Sheep

Trade decreases The typical seasonal decline of the lamb market has started, which often happens after the Highland Show.  Market signals are reporting strong trade...

Read more >

Spring Grazing & Fertiliser – The Proof is in the Planning

In this webinar SAC Consulting specialists Lorna Galloway and Poppy Frater discuss soil health, good nutrient management practices and strategic grazing plan options to reduce...

Read more >

Organic Newsletter January 2022

This months newsletter is now available. Production without Antibiotics in the Organic Dairy Sector Pre-lambing rotation in 2022 White Clover Oxford Real Farming Conference Highlights...

Read more >

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