How high health status ewes offer marketing advantage

Allison, Richard; Buss, Jessica
January 2003
Farmers Weekly;1/10/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p37
Trade Publication
Reports on the benefits of the high health status in improving the marketing advantage of ewes. Risks of buying infected ewes; Importance of a routine blood testing; Other advantages of having a high health status flock.


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