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Weaning Weight Competition Results

We have finally gotten around to crowning a winner for the inaugural BSFH Weaning Weight Competition for spring born calves! Congratulations to Lee and Beth at The Christmas Farm - a herd average of 63% and an individual cow weaning 101% meant they romped to victory...

October 2020 Newsletter

Here's our October newsletter for this year, covering: Coronavirus updateBSFH Feedback Survey - win a Clulite headtorchCalf PneumoniaWeaning Weight Competition Winners October 2020

This Farming Life…

Black Sheep Farm Health features in the recent series of the BBC's 'This Farming Life'. Emma Gray calls upon Jenny to find out the pregnancy rate amongst her cows. Fertility is a key driver of successful and profitable suckler beef enterprises. Pregnancy diagnosis is...

August 2020 Newsletter

This month the newsletter covers: Avoiding over-fat autumn calversNew additions to the officeToxovax orderingCool bags and fridgesHead injuries in tups August 2020

New Teaser Tup Factsheet

Soon enough it will be time to start preparing ewes to go to the tup. Many farmers use 'teasers', or vasectomised tups, to synchronise oestrus behaviour in ewes. This leads to a tighter lambing, which in turn leads to a more uniform lamb crop and better work-life...

June 2020 Newsletter

Spring is rapidly turning into summer and the rain is here on cue! Click on the link below for June's newsletter, covering: B Vitamins in sheepAluminium Wound SprayDrought Resilience on Livestock Farms June 2020

May 2020 Newsletter

Click on the link below for the May Newsletter. Topics covered include: Breeding Soundness Examination of Bulls (Is it necessary)Pre-turnout jobsSeeking participants for a sheep and beef research projectJenny's Advanced Practitioner Status May 2020

March 2020 Newsletter

Find March's newsletter here: Jobs to get done before lambing and calvingAnti-inflammatory drugs at lambing and calvingData collection at lambingSpring orders

February 2020 Newsletter

February's entry can be found here: Congratulations JennyLambing Courses 2020Protein in Ewes: updateParasite alert: Fluke and wormsWeaning Weight competition update.