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Provide Sheep With Adequate Care in Winter
Sheep are tolerant to cold weather with proper care....
Watch Replacements and Store Lambs When Grazing This Winter
Store lambs could be particularly susceptible to parasites this winter, so monitor faecal samples, farmers are being told. ...
Finding Compounds that Determine Lamb Flavour
A study to determine the flavour of lamb found that it depends on the levels of volatile fatty acids on the surface as well as other...
Welfare is Worthwhile, to Your Profit and Community
Animal welfare is core to profit and is worthwhile investing in, Australian producers are being reminded. ...
Simple Solutions Worth Sharing
Simple solutions are often not the subject of boasts, but many are worthwhile sharing, according to Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)...
Put the Drench Down, Barber's Pole Has A Vaccine
A new vaccine product is available for farmers trying to live with the parasite barber's pole. ...
Lamb: The Best Protein in the World
Lamb needs care and attention as a meat so consumers carry on coming back for more, says an award winning New Zealand producer. ...
Schmallenberg Virus And its French Effect
Autumn 2011 brought a new orthobunyavirus tearing across France's northerneastern region, a study of the outbreak shows. ...
Comparing Genetics: Learning From New Zealanders
An Irish research farm is pitting a native flock and a New Zealand flock against each other with interesting results expected. ...
Goats Better Than Chemicals for Curbing Invasive Marsh Grass
Herbivores, not herbicides, may be the most effective way to combat the spread of one of the most invasive plants now threatening East...
Maximising Profit from Whole Carcase
Maximising profit from every lamb carcase was the main discussion topic at the recent Dumfries monitor farm meeting, hosted by the...
Old or New Trees For Cow Health and Lamb Survival
Sheep and Cattle both benefit from having trees around, whether in the form of new or restored woodland. ...
Study Solves Bluetongue Overwintering Mystery
The bluetongue virus, which causes a serious disease that costs the cattle and sheep industries in the United States an estimated $125...
Meat Processor Turning Wastewater From Problem to Profit
Meat processors have a part to play in reducing emissions in the red meat sector. One unit in Eastern Australia has managed to cut...
Hill Sheep Farms 2013
Last year, money was lost by hill sheep farms as a result of high feed spend and low weaning weights lost at €5 per ewe....
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