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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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Measuring carbon footprint vital to farmers' competitiveness

Carbon emissions will act as a “licence to operate" in the future and farmers must measure their own carbon footprint to identify where they can make reductions. This was the…

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What to see at the Sheep Event 2022

After an unplanned four-year break due to Covid, the biennial National Sheep Association (NSA) Sheep Event is back with a bang. The one-day event at Three Counties Showground on 27…

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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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News

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Johne’s could be in 50% of flocks, study finds

More than half of UK flocks could have elevated culling rates because of Johne’s disease, says a leading sheep researcher reacting to flock survey results. A growing body of University…

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Survey confirms slow adoption of orange and purple wormers

Fewer than one in five sheep farmers are following industry best practice around group four and five wormers, a survey has revealed. An audit of wormer protocols on 370 farms…

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NSA cancels 2021 regional events due to coronavirus

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has cancelled its 2021 regional events due to ongoing uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The popular summer events in Wales, northern England, the South…

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Coronavirus: Further two major livestock events cancelled

A further two major livestock events have been cancelled due to ongoing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. UK Dairy Day and the National Sheep Association’s (NSA) Sheep Event were due…

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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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