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Challenge Sheep Summer Discussion Group – Ian Wilson, Middlesbrough

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As part of the Challenge Sheep project, each participating farm will be hosting discussion groups at three points during the year. Led by the farm consultant and participating farmer, the second round of events will be held this summer. The focus of the meeting will be grassland management, but other topics will be covered  such as:

  • Performance of lambs to eight weeks and looking the impact of BCS of ewes – attendees are encourage to bring 8 week weight (8WW)
  • Decisions about weaning –timing of weaning based on BCS results and 8WW, plus feed requirements for ewes and lambs after weaning
  • Replacements – evaluation in terms of weights against targets and feed prioritisation in terms of growth rates
  • Options for sheep scab testing
    Host: Ian Wilson
    Facilitator: Dawn Bowness

To book your place on the discussion group please email ku.gr1544904954o.bdh1544904954a@woG1544904954.anro1544904954L1544904954


June 26
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Searchlight Farm
Nunthrorpe Middlesborough TS7 0PB + Google Map