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Delayed grass growth means it is increasingly important that sheep farmers are meeting the energy requirements of lactating ewes to ensure adequate milk yield for newborn lambs. Independent sheep adviser Kate Phillips warns the delayed grass growth UK-wide could be impacting heavily on lambs where ewes haven’t been supplemented. “Milk for lambs is likely to be more challenging this year, so farmers shouldn’t cut costs in the wrong places. “It is still best to rear as many lambs as possible […]