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    Inverdale Gene (Aberdales)

    Thank you . How much did the Cambridge increase scanning by ? What sort of size and shape are they ? Do they milk ?
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    Inverdale Gene (Aberdales)

    Thank you, current ewes scan around the 160%.Only other thought was maybe trying a few mules to increase the scanning. How would they compare to the inverdales you have.
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    Inverdale Gene (Aberdales)

    Been thinking about hiring an Aberdale ram from Innovis to breed own replacements and increase the scanning percentage of my flock . Currently Cheviot x Texel bred from own cheviots.What increase could I expect/ and what would the positives or negatives be ?
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    Culard Charolais

    Anyone any experience with these bulls ? Looking at using some straws from one on a few plainer Hereford x and lim x cows , with the thought being maybe in the future if all goes well then look to import / purchase bull . Plain cows so hopefully calf fine , and plan to sell as stores. What are...
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    Backwards lambs broken ribs

    Lambing some texel and Charolais X ewes , and when pulling the odd big (but not massive) backwards single or even double this morning I’ve had a few lambs ended up with broken ribs on one side , some it doesn’t affect at all , others never get going properly . So am I doing something wrong ? Or...
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    250,000 heifer

    Was told by someone who should know that very little money actually changed hands with the big money heifer........standard stuff in the “big time” world I suppose .
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    Ewe passing water

    Before Xmas , it’s not really a scour at all , in fact if you didn’t look properly you would just assume they were peeing , only when look closely see which hole it’s coming out of.
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    Ewe passing water

    I’ve a bunch of ewes inside ready to lamb in couple of weeks . A couple of them are pooing what looks like dirty water it’s not what I’d call scours, they’ve gone very lethargic and won’t come to eat . They’re on silage and cake , not like they’ve had much cake and got acidosis , any ideas ...
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    Dipping ewes when with tup ?

    Rams already been sorted , neighbour will be sometime this week:ROFLMAO:
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    Dipping ewes when with tup ?

    Ewes been with rams a week now.
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    Dipping ewes when with tup ?

    Helpful neighbours scabby ram has got in with ewes and jumped in with another couple of bunches when tying to catch him ( and yes it’s definitely scab ) . So........As above , does dipping ewes during tupping effect tupping rates , or if I wait till straight after tupping until I dip will it...
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    Best Pitch / Paint for sheep

    What pitch do you guys use, use the Siro Mark marking fluid here but the ewes seem to rub it everywhere for few days afterwards . Any tips on any better brands or anything I could add to make it dry faster .
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    Flock problem, OPA ?

    Am on the gloucester/hereford border , 450 ewes
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    Flock problem, OPA ?

    Thankyou for all the advice ! Will act fast and see what our vet says , will ultrasound be expensive @bovine ?
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    Flock problem, OPA ?

    Thankyou very much for that ! Had one last week , put her out of misery and did a DIY post mortem, 80% of her lungs were Solid rather than spongey, none on farm as of yet, appears to be in ewes bought from certain farm, who we stopped buying off last year, so far had it in 2 and 3 year olds...
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    Flock problem, OPA ?

    New to this , but A friend suggested I sign up and ask some advice from you guys before taking further action.....Believe I have OPA in my flock of 450 Hill cheviot and texel X cheviot ewes, have had a few ewes over last year which when tipped up have had fluid pouring out of their noses, which...
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    Flock problem, OPA ?

    New to this , but A friend suggested I sign up and ask some advice from you guys before taking further action.....Believe I have OPA in my flock of 450 Hill cheviot and texel X cheviot ewes, have had a few ewes over last year which when tipped up have had fluid pouring out of their noses, which...
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