Ewe and lamb on grass© Tim Scrivener
Sheep farmers are being urged not to assume Nematodirus is the only worm causing problems in lambs this spring, after faecal egg count results found other stomach worms to be challenging stock. In North Wales, sheep farmer Owen Burns at Dan Y Deri, Corwen, who is one of 18 farmers involved in a Parasite Watch scheme run by Zoetis, found he had more than 2,000 eggs per gram (epg) in samples taken in six-week-old lambs, none of which were Nematodirus. See also: What […]