The Aragon ram indexing 277 against a breed average of 127The Aragon ram indexing 277 against a breed average of 127
Kent sheep farmers Hugh and Pauline Skinner, who farm in Sissinghurst, near Tunbridge Wells, have been using  faecal egg count (FEC) information for the past 13 years and have reduced the number of wormer from near monthly treatments to just a couple a year. By also using salivary testing this summer they hope to further improve their breeding programme and select sheep resistant to roundworm.   See also: 10-step guide to taking a sheep faecal egg count Farm facts 35ha owned […]