Contents tagged with replacements

1 June 2021

Promoting lamb survival and ewe longevity has been a key focus for AHDB’s Challenge Sheep project, which also looks at the ewe’s lifetime performance and best practice for managing replacement ewes.

10 May 2020

Challenge Sheep is a research project to develop best practice for managing replacement ewes and understand the impact of the rearing phase on a ewe’s lifetime performance

13 August 2021

Challenge Sheep is a project funded by AHDB Beef & Lamb which aims to develop best practice for managing replacement ewes and understand the impact of the rearing phase on a ewe’s lifetime performance.

13 February 2020

Top tips for managing ewe lambs at lambing time, including, lactation, nutrition, when to wean and assisting with problems.

13 February 2020

When choosing ewe lambs to put to the tup, consider weight, age and management of bought-in sheep.

9 July 2020

This series explains the key things to consider when lambing ewe lambs, such as what to look for when choosing replacements and management from tupping to lambing including nutrition and performance targets.

16 February 2021

Replacement heifers contribute to the new genetic make-up, cost structure and productivity of the suckler herd. This manual provides advice on sourcing, selecting and managing replacement heifers so they can become productive members of the breeding herd

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