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New Research: Lame Sheep Adjust Behavior to Cope with Condition
In the first study of its kind, published today in the Journal of the Royal Society Open Science, a team of experts from the School...
Study: Goat Milk Formula Could Benefit Infant Gut Health
A new laboratory study by RMIT, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, analysed two types of commercial goat milk formula,...
Population of rare Stone's sheep smaller than thought
Genetic analysis reveals misclassification of subspecies of thinhorn sheep and leads to a more accurate estimate....
Ecologists report sighting rare wild goat species in Afghanistan
Based on field surveys in northern Afghanistan, Zalmai Moheb, an ecologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society's Afghanistan Program,...
Llama-derived Nanobody Can be Potential Therapy for Hard-to-treat Diseases
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have found a nanobody that holds promise to advance targeted therapies...
How the West was Won (with Smaller, Tougher Sheep)
In parts of the western United States, rangeland stocking rates are as low as one sheep to every 10 acres. Sheep need to be tough to...
Is the United States Ready for New Rules on Antibiotics?
Antimicrobial use on farms is about to change for animals across the US, writes Rachel Lane....
Listening to Consumers to Maintain Agriculture’s Social Licence
Today it seems everyone has an opinion about how food should be grown, writes Angela Lovell....
Extensive Farming and the Future of Food Production
Farmers worldwide are facing new environmental challenges. According to Dr Juan Villalba, Associate Professor in the Department of...
US Sheep Dairying - Small Industry Thinks Big
The expansion of US sheep dairying is hampered by cheap imports undermining domestic product. American sheep dairy owners cite heavily...
British Sheep Back in the Fold as US Lifts Genetic Import Ban
Proposed changes to long-standing legislation mean new opportunities are on the way for flocks on both sides of the Atlantic, writes...
The Engine of UK Lamb Production
UK mule ewes’ role as the leading prime lamb source is being challenged. This popular crossbreed faces competition, writes John Wilkes....
Steam Vacuum Pasteurisation on Sheep Carcases
Steam vacuum pasteurisation on the surface of sheep and lamb carcases is efficient in reducing microbial numbers....
Tri-Lamb Group: 3 Countries, 1 Goal
The Tri-Lamb Group is investing time and resources to identify future sheep industry leaders to promote cooperation, understanding...
TheSheepSite Blog: A Look Back on Lambing
Clare Smith discusses a successful 2016 lambing season on the Luscious Lamb farm....
 
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