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Sheep Nutrition

A Guide to the Rumen

Over the course of five videos, Poppy Frater (SAC Consulting - Sheep and Grassland Specialist) and Mary Young (SAC Consulting - Livestock Nutritionist) take you through how a rumen functions, feed label terminology, the importance of protein, comparing feed types, and top tips for good rumen health. Click here.

Sheep and Cattle Nutrition Starter Session

Kirsten Williams (a beef and sheep consultant with SAC) and Mary Young (who is a nutritionist with SAC) explained the basics of nutrition; the development and workings of the rumen; Requirements for Crude Protein and Energy; the importance of “DUP"; and evaluating different feeds and value for money.

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