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Parasitic Gastroenteritis (PGE) is caused by roundworms present within the digestive tract. During the summer months weaning lambs are at most risk due to increased levels of pasture contamination and increased grazing. Find out what to look for here:
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Project LAMB Aug 17
What's going on around your farm today? Send us pictures, or let us know, at
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Project LAMB Aug 16
Enzootic abortion of ewes is responsible for more than a third of abortion cases in sheep every year. In order to decrease unnecessary lamb losses and inappropriate use of antibiotics, a new campaign has been launched. explains why.
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Project LAMB Aug 14
In Lameness Month we covered topics such as the causes of lameness, The FAI 5 point plan and locomotion scoring. What did you learn?
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Manx Loaghtan Aug 13
Checking the ewes and realised I was being followed
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AHDB Beef & Lamb Aug 8
Karen & Holly from are talking to delegates at Talking Sheep about using vaccines effectively and getting the best out of them
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Project LAMB Aug 12
Industry group is reminding farmers not to use organophosphate products in jetters and showers. Guidance warns that these products could make scab worse by leaving treated sheep with hidden scab. Read more on
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Project LAMB Aug 11
Animal Health and Welfare Group has issued warnings for multiple diseases over the coming months. Find out more about the signs of PGE, haemonchosis, monezia tapeworms and blowfly strike here.
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Project LAMB Aug 9
The FAI Five Point Plan is a holistic approach to manage and prevent lameness. It is crucial to follow all five points in order to take control of lameness. These actions are: - Cull - Avoid - Treat - Quarantine - Vaccinate Find out more:
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YorkshireShepherdess Aug 8
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Tory L Aug 7
Today is to showcase agriculture. It’s quite cool stuff. I’m only a farmers wife but I get to do stuff like this...(in between washing rams bits and “having a poke” at lambing time).
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Project LAMB Aug 8
Scab is a serious issue caused by mites living in the fleece of sheep. it can have a huge negative impact on lamb growth, and presents a big biosecurity risk. The government advises on what to do in the instance of an outbreak.
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GARY YEOMANS Aug 7
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Project LAMB Aug 6
Pastuerellosis is a common bacterial disease. The causal bacteria are carried by normal healthy sheep, and only become active when triggered by stress factors. Vaccination is the most effective means of protecting against losses. Find out more at
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Project LAMB Aug 5
Scald is a major issue in sheep - this case study shows how working with a SQP from your animal health supplier can be crucial to reducing lameness rates.
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Project LAMB Aug 4
Have you planned vaccinations to help reduce the costly risk of abortions in your flock?
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Project LAMB Aug 2
Body condition scoring helps you to monitor flock weight and identify underlying causes of your sheep being too fat or too thin. The target score during weaning is 2 for hill and upland flocks, or 2.5 for lowland flocks
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YorkshireShepherdess Jul 30
Sheepdog not only by name but by nature. 🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐶
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Rhidian Glyn Jul 31
"Get a move on ladies!"
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Rhidian Glyn Aug 1
Yearlings down from hill for blowfly treatment. Looking pretty fit.
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