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    266: Beef & Lamb: 'My Strategic Farm journey' with Ian Norbury

    266: Beef & Lamb: 'My Strategic Farm journey' with Ian Norbury Written by AHDB In this episode we hear from Beef & Lamb Strategic Farmer Ian Norbury as he reflects on the changes he has implemented and the lessons he has learnt during the past three years being a part of the project. Running...
  2. D

    Boer goats

    Not for me, too much fencing & parasite issues. But asking for my Brother who was wondering about sheep. Would Boers be less bother at lambing/kidding time no wool of course. His situation is quite good 14 acre of magnesium limestone land & about to build general purpose building. Big budget...
  3. Headless chicken

    Cheapest way to mop up protein

    I’ve been a bit slow on reducing the protein in the cake and made a balls up because the silage is sky high in protein. Due a load of cake next week so that will help somewhat but we still need to mop up some protein to keep the cows happy. Milk is dropping like a stone currently and the cows...
  4. Hummin-Cummins

    Poorly tup

    Got a very poorly Beltex x Charolais ram, he’s just coming 2 yo, bought him in a week ago as was scouring badly and looked a tad ill. vet was here tb testing so took a look- recommended various treatments (fluke and wormer, AB’s) which i gave him but hes not eating and is becoming ever...
  5. GoodEgg

    Can farms become sheep sick?

    -03-21 06:41 PM Can farms become Sheep Sick?
  6. Aspiring Peasants

    Rumen Fluke

    Sent a muck sample off to test for fluke and they there's no sign of liver fluke ,but there are rumen fluke eggs. Vet says this is not common and we've not had it before. Treatment apparently is Zanil. Just wondering if anyone else has experience of it and what they did
  7. jed

    Frothy Bloat

    Pretty sure I’ve got some ewes down with frothy bloat they’ve been on a reseed for a couple of days since coming home which we had mixed a bit of clover in .Tried a stomach tube but no gas so am presuming it more likely frothy bloat .Vet has suggested some vegetable oil any other suggestions...
  8. Al R

    Who to move the dead lamb

    Slightly different kettle of fish, this is what I was greeted to this morning. Now I know I own the mother but the lamb was untagged as it was newly born while Mr Badger came in and took him from his mother and 2 siblings (the fence high up was covered in wool where she’d obviously tried to...
  9. R

    Liquid digestate and poor growth rates with cows and calves

    For a couple of years now we have been using digestate for the obvious benefit of reduced fertiliser cost. However last summer was the first time we done a direct comparison between fertiliser and digestate. The cows and calves grazing the fields with digestate applied were noticeably not...
  10. DrDunc

    Vegan animal sanctuary

    Now this really boils my pish Vegans have bought a local house with ten acres of boggy scrub attached, and set up a "sanctuary". They've very successfully raised money by "crowd funding" for fencing and materials. Now they're looking for volunteers to look after the animals they've "saved"...
  11. L

    Help with my research for a project please?

    Hi, I’m Lucy, I’m 17 and I’m wanting to be a large animal vet. I’m doing A-levels at the minute and for my epq (an essay on a topic you like) I’m studying how climate change is affecting animal management and the effects of that which I’m focusing on livestock farming. I am looking at things...
  12. S

    ELM Scheme

    Hello, I have just listened to a podcast featuring a regenerative livestock farming couple, and they were discussing the changes from BPS to the ELM scheme. What are everyone's thoughts on the ELM scheme? Will it make farming fairer? Will it change things for new entrants? Does anyone have any...
  13. AyeCoff

    Sick gimmer

    Hi all We were gathering our gimmers that we winter the other day and there was a straggler at the back. She was very slow on her feet and then fell over towards the pen. A lot smaller than the others who are in rude health. Took her in and her eyes had obviously been streaming as marks all...
  14. twizzel

    Enzootic abortion

    Having a few problems with enzo so wondered if anyone could shed some light on a couple of things. 2 weeks ago 4 year old ewe aborted her 3rd set of twins. Pm showed enzo and nothing else. Ewes were toxo and enzo vaccinated in August 2020, after flockcheck bloods last spring on 6 empty/aborted...
  15. A

    How to prevent abortion in sheep

    My sheep are In lamb and was wondering was there any injection that could prevent abortions.
  16. B

    Origin of Covid

    Seriously! On the news tonight those so called experts or should we say gullible fools from the WHO have quickly decided China is not to blame for the Covid virus as it is likely the virus came from "imported" fish, so says the "scientist" connected to the lab in Wuham experimenting on the very...
  17. Cab-over Pete

    Ewes With No Appetite

    Aye-up, With the relentless snotty weather and being a bit short of grass, I’ve brought in half a dozen ewes that lamb in 5-6 weeks time. Three of them are grand and in good nick. Three of them are a bit lean for my liking and so I’ve split them off and thought I would give them extra feed...
  18. S

    Two cattle pour-ons together

    Hello there, got some swish to treat lice in housed cattle. Also got a wormer pour on to do them with as well. Do you reckon they’d be alright being done together or should I leave one of them a week? Cheers
  19. A

    Liver fluke in the UK – a survey and free livestock parasite test for cattle and sheep farmers

    I am an MSc student at the university of Lincoln researching liver fluke in the UK. This research aims to look at the prevalence of liver fluke (and how it is managed) to provide an up-to-date view of the distribution of liver fluke and attitudes of farmers towards it. Data will be collected...
  20. A

    Liver fluke in the UK – a survey and free livestock parasite test for cattle and sheep farmers

    I am an MSc student at the university of Lincoln researching liver fluke in the UK. This research aims to look at the prevalence of liver fluke (and how it is managed) to provide an up-to-date view of the distribution of liver fluke its distribution and attitudes of farmers towards it. Data will...
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