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  • Livestock profit margins

    Is anyone able to advise what sort of profit margin farmers in the UK are making per head from raising livestock for meat, ie cattle, pigs, lambs, poultry etc?
    Posted to Livestock Lines (Forum) by pauley on Mon, Sep 22 2014
  • Livestock rustling and theft

    I'm a trainee journalist specialising in food issues. Would anyone be interested in telling me about the experience of having their livestock stolen or an attempted theft? I am keen to hear from farmers firsthand about this growing issue. What can be done to prevent it? It's for a feature article...
    Posted to Talking Point (Forum) by milkandtwosugars on Thu, Feb 23 2012
  • Lambing and/or farm work experience in London or Hampshire area

    I am currently studying my GCSE's and also my A-Levels a year early and hoping to become a vet when I am older. Looking for work in lambing, calving or just general farm work however I have not had any experience before so would need training. I have just turned 16, female and very athletic (dedicated...
    Posted to Livestock Lines (Forum) by Romy L on Tue, Nov 22 2011
  • Bendy legged lamb

    Hi all, I'm new to all this, but just wondering if you could share some advice on a little lamb problem i'm having. we've recently taken on an rejected lamb whose got what looks like rickets in his front legs, as the bend outwards badly at the elbow but he has had them from birth. he's...
    Posted to Livestock Lines (Forum) by Polly101 on Wed, Apr 13 2011
  • New sheep business plan

    I am considering setting up a new farming business producing organic lamb based on the STAR system, with 354 ewes divided into 3 sub-flocks lambing a total of 5 times in a year. I am limited by the capacity of my lambing shed to 118 ewes per lambing season and I am struggling to work out the minimum...
    Posted to Livestock Lines (Forum) by jusw948 on Wed, Mar 31 2010
  • LIVESTOCK farmers needed for my dissertation research Hello and Merry Christmas Everyone, I hope you have a brilliant Christmas celebration and a fantastic new year :) I need more livestock farmers for my online questionnaire (see link on the top of this page) in order to pass my dissertation...
    Posted to Livestock Lines (Forum) by animal welfare research on Sat, Dec 26 2009
  • Re: MRSA - much ado about nothing?

    It would be a grave mistake to dismiss consumer and FSA / public health authority concerns about MRSA as being the result of a conspiracy by ???not sure who you are suggesting here - Universities??? Public & NHS concern about MRSA has been fuelled by the meteoric rise in MRSA-associated deaths from...
    Posted to Livestock Lines (Forum) by HolisticHealth on Thu, Nov 13 2008
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