Ewe with mastitis on one side


I have a mule ewe with loads of milk on one side, lumpy on the other. She hasn’t responded to Tylan after 10 days. Any hope of her rearing twins?


Livestock Farmer
If it's a hard lump and no milk on one side then the damage has probably been done a while since and you'll not cure it. If there's plenty of milk on one side then there's every chance that it should rear two, but keep an eye on it in case one lamb falls behind, and watch that they don't make the teat sore then it won't let either lamb suck.

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Five nature-recovery projects spanning 100,000ha launched

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).

This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.

The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.

All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...