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Sheep Terminology

As a very ancient craft, sheep-keeping has developed a language all of its own. Here we cover the most commonly used ter…

ArticleLivestock / SheepSaturday 10 September, 2011

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Tupping

You should start preparing your tup about two months before he’s due to start work, because that how long it takes for…

ArticleLivestock / SheepThursday 2 May, 2013

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Condition scoring sheep

Condition scoring (CS) is a way of assessing how thin or fat your sheep (or any other animal) are i.e. what condition th…

ArticleLivestock / SheepThursday 2 May, 2013

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An Introduction to Keeping Sheep

An introduction to getting started with keeping sheep, covering the basics of selecting a breed, buying stock, housing, …

ArticleLivestock / SheepSaturday 10 September, 2011

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Intramuscular injections

Intramuscular injections are made into muscle, using a longer needle and are usually used for antibiotics.…

ArticleLivestock / General livestockThursday 27 February, 2014

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Subcutaneous Injections

Subcutaneous injections are made under the skin, using a short needle and are usually used for vaccines, vitamin injecti…

ArticleLivestock / General livestockThursday 27 February, 2014

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Injecting Livestock

Most smallholders will need to inject livestock at some time. As well as antibiotics if an animal is unwell, there are r…

ArticleLivestock / General livestockThursday 27 February, 2014

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British rare & traditional sheep breeds

There are just short of sixty (56) sheep breeds that are native Britain – more than anywhere else in the world. Of the…

ArticleLivestock / SheepSaturday 10 September, 2011

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Moving, handling & transporting sheep

Whenever you move livestock you need safe, clean and reliable transport and safe handling areas.…

ArticleLivestock / SheepSaturday 10 September, 2011

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Fibre East

A celebration of British wool and natural fibres …

EventFood & Craft / SheepSaturday 27 July, 2013

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