Ewes with lambs© Tim Scrivener
Sheep farmers short of grass are being advised to prioritise getting condition back on breeding females at weaning and to sell lambs as stores. Independent sheep consultant Lesley Stubbings told farmers during an AHDB Beef and Lamb teleconference last week (17 July) that they should not necessarily prioritise lambs for the best grass. She advised farmers to look at the dry matter on the whole farm. Ms Stubbings said if an average ewe needed to put on one body condition […]