Contents tagged with tupping

13 September 2021

This on-farm event will give sheep farmers the opportunity to hear about some of the changes Ian has implemented on his farm based on outcomes from the Challenge Sheep data.

13 February 2020

Top tips for tupping ewe lambs to increase the chances of them getting in lamb.

13 February 2020

Advice on choosing a ram to breed with your ewe lambs.

13 February 2020

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

5 August 2019

Challenge Sheep results including body condition scores, lamb eight week weights and weaning weights

19 June 2019

Better Returns Programme project manager, Katie Brian, demonstrates how to MOT your rams to make sure they are ready for tupping.

21 August 2019

Sheep farmers are encouraged to check their rams 10 weeks prior to tupping to ensure that they are fit for the breeding season. AHDB Beef & Lamb has designed a leaflet that ensures a quality MOT check for your rams based on the five ‘Ts’ (toes, teeth, testicles, tone and treat)

23 May 2018

Ewe fertility is one of the main drivers underlying the output of a sheep flock. Optimising fertility increases the number of lambs scanned and born, which in turn drives flock profitability. Following the advice in this manual can help sheep producers set and achieve flock targets