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Mrs pig

  • Joined Nov 2010
Sheep Meeting

ADAS invites you to a sheep workshop aimed at preparing ewes and tups for Autumn tupping on a small scale sheep holding.  This meeting will be held on a host smallholding and along with both theory and practical sessions; we will discuss the problems that can arise when keeping sheep.

start 9.30 am

Topics covered:

Pre tupping condition of ewes and tups
buying replacements and biosecurity. quarantine
lameness and foot trimming
catching and handling
worming, resistance and SCOPS principles
grassland management
Common sheep ailments: foorot, abortion , fly strike 

Food and refreshments will be provided.

Venue and host:    Derrick Eggerton and Roger Fleetwood,
Well Bank Villa, Pickstock, Shropshire, TF10 8AH.

This training day is partially funded by Landskills West Midlands but there is a small charge of £12/person on the day.

Please secure your place by contacting Georgie/Carol on 01354 697200 or alternatively email or


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