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Tack grazing is a valuable source of winter forage for sheep farmers and it generates an income for dairy farmers at one of the most expensive times of the year. But, as spring calving systems become more commonplace and awareness grows of the potential risk of disease spread between species, there are fewer opportunities for winter tack. Dairy grazing consultants sometimes refer to sheep as woolly parasites that should never be allowed near dairy farms, especially in winter. See also: The […]