Adjusting sheep to creep feed achieves the grades

Lawrence, Chrissie
November 2006
Farmers Weekly;11/3/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 18, p45
Trade Publication
The article emphasizes the need for sheep farmers who attempt to intensively finish lambs indoors for the first time to start feeding creep outside to help adjust the rumen to the change in diet, rather than expecting them to finish indoors in limited time. Sheep farmer and Welsh Country Foods' Asda Lamblink co-ordinator Pearce Hughes, says many farmers are under the misconception that two weeks of intensive creep feed will turn O2 lambs into U3Ls.


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