Ewe scanning helps ease lambing

McLaren, Carol
April 2008
Farmers Weekly;4/4/2008, p68
Trade Publication
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.


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