When it comes to livestock management, maintaining a calm and stress-free environment is crucial for the well-being and productivity of your animals, especially when travelling and exhibiting in the show ring.
Preparing livestock for showing involves several steps to ensure that the animals are in top condition and ready to perform their best in the show ring. Here are some general guidelines for preparing livestock for showing:
Ensuring optimum nutrition in the pre-tupping period and during early pregnancy is essential in order to maximise economic return. In general reliance on grazing alone is not sufficient to meet trace element requirements.
Orf & Ringworm are skin infections that can affect your livestock & be transmitted to anyone who handles them. Here you'll find information & advice on how to minimise the risks along with help, should a problem arise.
With lambing season fast approaching (and in full swing for many of us!), we have created a list of our top 5 lambing essentials to help your season run that little bit smoother.
When prepping for the lambing season ahead, one of the first things many sheep farmers are considering, is which colostrum to use for their lambs. But what exactly IS colostrum and why is it so important?
When it comes to raising healthy and thriving lambs, one of the most common challenges that farmers may encounter is a condition called Watery Mouth, which can also be referred to as ‘rattle belly’. Watery Mouth refers to an issue among lambs, particularly in the early days of life. In this blog post, we will explore what Watery Mouth is, its causes, symptoms and most importantly, how to effectively manage and prevent this condition while ensuring the well-being of your newborn lambs.