Dry weather aids lambing

Chestnutt, Victor
April 2007
Farmers Weekly;4/27/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 17, p56
Trade Publication
The author focuses on the benefits of dry weather on lamb farming at his farm in Bushmills, Northern Ireland. He states that the policy of tupping the pure bred Texel ewe lambs with Blue-faced Leicester rams is easier to implement. He believes that there is a need for more work on identifying sheep with high resistance to mastitis. He cites that aerial maps showed some irregularities in his farm.


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