Beware the rise in buzzard numbers
Last month we certainly started with an early harvest but that has slipped a bit with the remnants of Hurricane Bertha and the showery weather that has followed on.
Hampshire hosts national event
Hampshire will host this year’s British National Ploughing Championships when the event takes place at Wootton St Lawrence, near Basingstoke on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 October.
Aim to get rid of lameness
Lameness is right at the top of sheep farmers’ concerns. An animal suffering from lameness is less able to graze and compete for feed. The consequences include a decline in body condition, lower lambing percentage, lower lamb birth weight, reduced growth rate in lambs, reduced milk production and lower fertility in rams and reduced wool growth. South East Farmer asks how effective treatments for lameness are.