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Challenge Sheep Summer Discussion Group – Peter Webster, Cumbria

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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: Peter Webster
    Facilitator: Rebecca Mearns

To book your place on the discussion group please email ku.gr1544908558o.bdh1544908558a@woG1544908558.anro1544908558L1544908558


June 27
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Farm Cottage
Matson Ground Estate
Windermere, LA23 2NH United Kingdom
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