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TheSheepSite Blog: A Look Back on Lambing
Clare Smith discusses a successful 2016 lambing season on the Luscious Lamb farm....
Growing US Ethnic Market for Lamb and Goat
The demand for lamb and goat meat is on the rise in the US within the Ethnic market. Kids and goat of all ages in addition to lightweight...
Australia’s Live Export Trade: Protecting Animal Welfare
Australia’s cattle history extends back to the arrival of the First Fleet when on a hot summer’s day in 1788; four cows, one bull...
Mongolia's Fledgling Meat Industry Seeks Export Expansion
Mongolia is a country with a vast territory and a very small population in northeast Asia sandwiched between Russia and China. The...
Montana Fleece - America’s Finest
A chance meeting on a Montana ski lift was the beginning of an innovative new clothing company – Duckworth. When sheep rancher John...
Age Weighs Heavy for American Lamb
Challenging times lie ahead for the American lamb industry. Americans consume less than 380 g per capita with 52 per cent coming from...
After-Effects of UK Floods: Preventing Lameness and Fluke
While some sheep have been lost in the Cumbrian floods, those that have coped with flooded grazing and saturated land face the prospect...
Six Steps to Preventing LA-MRSA Spread Between Livestock and Farmer
Livestock associated Meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) is a bacteria that has developed resistance to certain antibiotics....
How Can We Value the Natural World?
Dr Bob Carling writes about the influential ideas of economist Nicholas Stern on the value that we place on biodiversity....
Knee Meniscus Fixed Using Revolutionary Stem Cell Procedure
A revolutionary new procedure that uses 3-D printing and the body’s stem cells is helping to regenerate knee meniscus, a tissue lining...
The End of Hawaii’s Ancestral Sheep?
The future for heritage free-roaming sheep on the Big Island of Hawaii hangs by a thread. These unique descendents of livestock deposited...
TheSheepSite Blog: Scanning and Planning
Clare Smith reflects on flock improvement and planning grazing for different scenarios at the start of a new year on the Luscious Lamb...
Sheep in the Vines in Northern California
Mendocino County, Northern California is home to the majority of American organic and eco-friendly vineyards. The need to cut the use...
TheSheepSite Blog: Autumn Madness
In her first blog for TheSheepSite, Luscious Lamb's Clare Smith describes the challenges and pleasures of sheep farming at this time...
Start Planning For Breeding Season: How to Check Your Ram
Sheep farmers should be thinking about assessing rams, evaluating eight different key areas, advises levy board Teagasc. ...
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