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Challenge Sheep Summer Discussion Group – James Drummond, Northumberland

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 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. Each event will be specific to the host farm but will cover topics 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: James Drummond
Facilitator: Rhidian Jones

To book your place on the discussion group please email Lorna.Gow@ahdb.org.uk


June 28
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Lemmington Hill Head
Northumberland, NE66 2BS
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