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The NSA Sheep Event is a biennial event for the sheep industry, held at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern, Worcestershire. It attracts a large number of sheep farmers, breed societies and industry groups.  There are a range of workshops, demonstrations, competitions and a sheepdog sale. See the Farmers Weekly news and reports from the show below.

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What to look out for at the NSA Sheep Event 2018

With the agricultural industry, particularly the sheep sector, at a crossroads, the National Sheep Association’s leading event, NSA Sheep 2018, will focus on "thriving in an uncertain future". The event,…

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What to look out for at the NSA Sheep Event 2018

With the agricultural industry, particularly the sheep sector, at a crossroads, the National Sheep Association’s leading event, NSA Sheep 2018, will focus on "thriving in an uncertain future". The event,…

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Farmers debate viability of sheep industry without subsidies

Sheep farming must be profitable to survive with a shrinking subsidy pot in a post-Brexit era, last week’s NSA Sheep Event heard. Farm payments must target active sheep producers by…

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Hill farmers call for increased sheep stocking rates

Any future uplands agri-environment policy should reassess stocking rates to better graze the landscape, argue hill farmers across the UK. Calls to increase upland stocking rates were made by graziers…

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New terminal sire available to improve lamb profitability

Lamb producers are being given the opportunity to try a new composite terminal sire breed. Carcass data will be fed back to them to inform future breeding and management decisions,…

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Sheep 2012 video: Ultrasound lamb back fat scanner demo

A new ultrasound scanner measuring the back fat, growth and muscle in pedigree lambs will help improve the process and ability to measure. The scanner which is being used by…

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Sheep 2012 video:New smartphone sheep movement app launches

Shearwell Data has launched a smartphone app which allows farmers to record livestock movements, births and deaths from the field. The app, called Stock Move Express, runs on Google Android…

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