Young lambs using a creep feeder©Tim Scrivener
Sheep producers with low-quality forage or limited grazing for their flock should look at creep feeding young spring-born lambs, according to experts. Liz Genever, senior Eblex livestock scientist, says lambs fed with creep or other supplementary feeds should finish quicker and as such be marketed sooner, prior to the traditional price drop which occurs later in the season. See also: Plan creep feeding to optimise lamb growth But she says farmers should use creep feed strategically. “Feeding creep to some […]