TITLE

Ewe scanning helps ease lambing

AUTHOR(S)
McLaren, Carol
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;4/4/2008, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at ewe scanning practices in Fearn Farm which is ran by father and son James and John Scott. The 2008 scanning at the farm revealed lambing percentages similar to last year's at 185% for the commercial flock and 182% for the entire flock, including pedigree Texels and Beltex. According to John, they split the ewes into early- and later-lambing batches at scanning and marked them accordingly, instead of keeling the tups.
ACCESSION #
31801963

 

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