Newark looks a stand on trade today. Overweights showing down but only 24 of them so may all be Swales. Heavy weights have be short after Christmas as most people will have drawn plenty off this last month.
We all have a bit of this. Last year I put 100 ewes and their rams in a field electric fenced in. Three days later neighbour to land put 50 ewes next door behind a 1ft high crumbled wall. All the ewes came over the wall and paraded uo and down the electric fence line until the inevitable...
I could possibly drop the soya and beans altogether if I can get them eating brewers grains. Lambs are a bit funny with them to start with I find. I once had a feed with a lot of rapemeal in it and lambs didn’t like it so I steer away from this now. I am no expert just trying something a...
This is the ration I have had done for a few lambs I have left.
Whole Barley 40%
Maize distillers 10%
Flakes maize 10%
Flaked peas/beans 7.5%
Hi pro 2.5%
14% crude protein.
Lamb finisher blend. Any good? What should I ask for in it? I was thinking 40% barley 35% SBP 20% rape meal (may swap to soya depending on price) 2.5% molasses and 2.5% minerals. They want to roll barley but I want it whole - anyone do this?. How ‘dry’ will it be and how high can I go with...