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Feed & Forage [SP.FF]

    Protein Feed Prices Rising

    While cereal prices have eased slightly, protein prices have risen, mainly due to the increase in soya but also due to limited short-term availability of mid-protein feeds, such as distillers…

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    Breeding Lambs for Carcass Quality

    This event will be relevant to breeders who are interested in increasing the commercial value of their tups and also commercial sheep breeders who want to understand more about the information available to them when buying tups.

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    November Silage Update

    The SAC lab continues to receive more silages for analysis. Table 1 shows the average nutrient values of 1st and 2nd cut beef and sheep pit and bale silages. These…

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    Sheep Nutrition Workshop – Skye

    This workshop will cover: Ewe management through pregnancy to support high lamb survival How to assess forage quality How to build rumen healthy rations based on your forage quality. The…

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    Systemic Pasteurellosis in Lambs

    This year there have been increased outbreaks of systemic Pasteurellosis.  While the reasons are unclear, warm wet Autumn weather may have led to increased pasture worm burdens and prolonged tick…

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