farmers weighing a sheep in a crush and using EID© Jim Varney
New research has shown just how valuable it is to record and monitor body condition in commercial ewe flocks and keep it consistent year-round.   Independent sheep consultant Lesley Stubbings and AHDB knowledge exchange manager Nerys Wright took body condition scores of about 3,000 ewes across three farms over four years at key times: Mating Lambing Eight weeks 90 days (weaning) Mid-pregnancy/scanning Late pregnancy See also: ‘Sheep farmers should invest in vets and flock health plans’ They found: BCS had a […]