Contents tagged with sheep health

17 November 2020

The final report from the Sheep Health and Welfare Group (SHAWG) provides a wide ranging summary of facts and figures relating to the UK sheep industry. The report aims to encourage the identification and collection of additional data, particularly in relation to sheep industry priorities identified by SHAWG.

23 March 2020

Lameness is a serious cost to the sheep industry. In Great Britain, the estimated cost from footrot alone is between £20 and £80 million each year. Taking into account all the other causes of lameness, the total cost to the sector is staggering.