James EvansJames Evans © Richard Stanton
Shropshire sheep and beef farmer James Evans was concerned about the effect the routine use of antibiotics, used to tackle disease at lambing, was having on the health of his lambs. “The antibiotics we were using weren’t just killing the bad bacteria in the lamb’s gut, but the good bacteria, too,” says Mr Evans, who runs a flock of 800 Lleyns at Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire. He feared this approach might one day cease to be effective. “As far as I’m […]