Be proactive, not reactive
With lambs weaned and cull ewes sorted, it’s time to start thinking ahead to next year’s lambing period.
Preventing heat stress
Take steps to prevent heat stress in animals, urges agricultural expert, as extreme heat warning issued by Met Office.
2021 registrations crucial for rare breeds’ survival
Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) is encouraging smallholders and farmers to ensure timely registration of their rare breed livestock and equines despite the disruption to shows and sales for a second year, to help safeguard the breeds’ futures.
Keep vaccinations updated
Housing can be a stressful time for cattle and farm teams, bringing with it a change in daily routine, diet and disease risk factors.