Contents tagged with sheep

18 March 2019

AHDB Beef & Lamb is looking for five new farms to take part in a programme which aims to improve livestock businesses.

12 March 2019

This manual provides a concise reference guide to five infectious diseases of sheep that members of the sheep industry have identified as important: Border disease (BD), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA), Maedi Visna (MV), ovine paratuberculosis or ovine Johne’s disease (OJD) and ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA). However, awareness of these diseases is low, with a recent survey suggesting fewer than 5% of farmers screen for them routinely.

17 October 2018

Bedding has a significant bearing on animal health and welfare. The bedding materials directory provides a summary of the different materials that can be used in cattle and sheep housing.

17 September 2018

Following this year’s challenging weather conditions, AHDB Beef & Lamb are partnering with Teagasc for a series of workshops to help sheep farmers reduce impact on the 2019 lamb crop.

4 October 2021

Find information on arable rotation in livestock – forage crops, cover crops and more.

11 August 2021

Maize silage makes a good feed for cattle and sheep. Our resources have a wealth of information on how to grow and feed maize silage.

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