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    Fodder Beet

    Fodder beet is a root crop of great interest in the ruminant nutrition world due to its huge potential as a high yielding, high energy winter forage.

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    Better returns programme

    Full information can be found here and materials from the programme can be found below. Better Returns Programme: Understanding lamb carcases Better Returns Programme: Marketing prime lamb manual Better Returns Programme:…

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    Building ventilation video guides

    Ventilation expert Jamie Robertson from the University of Aberdeen talks to us about how building adjustments can help to increase productivity. If you want to know more about building ventilation,…

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    Technical note (TN669): Ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA)

    Ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA also known as Jaagsieke) is a contagious viral disease that leads to lung cancer of sheep. It is caused by Jaagsieke sheep retrovirus (JSRV). It is a significant production limiting disease in many countries of the world including the UK. All breeds are susceptible to OPA and no single breed has been shown to be more susceptible than another.

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