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The organisation for the English beef and sheep industry
The organisation for the English beef and sheep industry

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Preparing ewes and rams for tupping season
Katie Thorley, Senior Knowledge Transfer Manager, gives advice around ensuring your ewes are fit for going to the ram in terms of body condition score, as well as suggesting how rams should be prepared for the tupping season. October is not far away and thi...
Preparing ewes and rams for tupping season
Preparing ewes and rams for tupping season
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Mastitis concern raised at Challenge Sheep discussion groups
Over the Summer, the second round of Challenge Sheep discussion groups have been held on the 12 participating farms, focussing on the data collected after the 2018 lambing season. Following a poor spring, attendees across the groups raised a noticeable rise...
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Managing your livestock and grassland during the hot weather
Liz Genever, AHDB Beef & Lamb Senior Scientist, looks at the current weather conditions and suggests ways in which farmers can manage their livestock and grassland during the hot weather.                        The extreme weather we have experienced this y...
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How farmers can limit anthelmintic resistance
Nerys Wright, Knowledge Exchange Manager for AHDB Beef & Lamb talks about the recent confirmation of the first case of resistance to Monepantel (Zolvix™) in the UK and the importance of ensuring that best practice is followed when administering wormers to s...
How farmers can limit anthelmintic resistance
How farmers can limit anthelmintic resistance
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Consumer marketing update
Gareth Renowden, Senior Consumer Marketing Manager for AHDB Beef & Lamb, talks about AHDB’s strategy in relation to our beef and lamb consumer marketing campaigns and how our year-round marketing activity aims to put beef and lamb on dinner plates across th...
Consumer marketing update
Consumer marketing update
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Update on the beef feed Efficiency Programme
In this blog, Natalie Cormack, Beef Feed Efficiency Programme Manager,  introduces one of the new farms that recently joined the project and takes a look at what they are doing, as well as some of the preliminary results.  Watson Swinbank is an arable and b...
Update on the beef feed Efficiency Programme
Update on the beef feed Efficiency Programme
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April update - Strategic Farm Yorkshire
At the end of March, Yorkshire based Strategic Farmer, Guy Prudom updated us on how the farm had coped with the turbulent winter weather in the lead up to calving. Now Guy has nearly finished calving, he looks back at surprise weather conditions in April an...
April update - Strategic Farm Yorkshire
April update - Strategic Farm Yorkshire
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April update - Strategic Farm Yorkshire
At the end of March, Yorkshire based Strategic Farmer, Guy Prudom updated us on how the farm had coped with the turbulent winter weather in the lead up to calving. Now Guy has nearly finished calving, he looks back at surprise weather conditions in April an...
April update - Strategic Farm Yorkshire
April update - Strategic Farm Yorkshire
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Nematodirus risk forecast 2018
The gutworm Nematodirus battus, a roundworm that causes diarrhoea in young lambs between 6 and 12 weeks of age, can cause mortalities and stunt the growth of many lambs during the spring and summer months. Eggs are deposited on pasture by lambs the previous...
Nematodirus risk forecast 2018
Nematodirus risk forecast 2018
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Nematodirus risk forecast 2018
During this time of year the gutworm Nematodirus battus, a roundworm that causes diarrhoea in young lambs between 6 and 12 weeks of age, is being recorded across the country. The disease can cause a high number of mortalities and stunt the growth of many ot...
Nematodirus risk forecast 2018
Nematodirus risk forecast 2018
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