TITLE

THINK ABOUT LAMB LOSS CAUSES

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/22/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 25, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the efforts to encourage British farmers to consider the cause of lamb losses in flocks after a nationwide survey found losses averaged 9% from scanning to lambing. Toxoplasmosis abortion could be a key cause of lamb losses according to Ian Anderson of Intervet, which conducted the survey. He adds that the survey also found that 5% of lambs were lost early in life. Anderson encourages farmers to consider abortion control while planning for replacement purchases.
ACCESSION #
25951438

 

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