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Systems for the management of twin lambs on hill farms.

Agricultural Development and Advisory Service.

Systems for the management of twin lambs on hill farms.

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Published by Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in Pinner .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesSheep husbandry -- no.1, Booklet 2321
ContributionsGreat Britain. Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14121262M

We are investigating nutrient management on hill country farms with a focus on water quality, creating solutions for improving that management. With its strong capability in soil science, hydrology, precision agriculture, geographical information systems and agricultural management, Massey University is a leader in this area of research. Weather can cause huge problems at lambing time mostly for outdoor systems, however Mr Barrie’s mixed indoor and outdoor enterprises produced the highest percentage of reared lambs in both – a point he believes is mostly down to pre-lambing nutrition and the quantity and quality of colostrum : Patsy Hunter. Market specifications. Meat and Livestock Australia’s three key steps to help producers meet market specifications are: Managing the nutrition, health and welfare of sale animals to meet target market specifications on on the relationship between livestock nutrient requirements, pasture availability and quality, and manage how these interact to influence . open spaces and dwelling places: being at home on hill farms in the Scottish borders JOHN GRAY-University ofAdelaide. In a previous article (Gray a), 1 portrayed hill sheep farms in the Scottish borders as interpositional "places," "nowhens" consisting of "an instantaneous configuration of positions" (de Cetteau , 11 7). 1 did so by looking at them from afar .


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Ewes may be purebred hill bred ewes purchased from hill farm systems or crossbred ewes also purchased from other farms and managed to produce slaughter lambs with carcass weights of 18–21 kg (Kilgour et al., ).

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On hill farms, the flock at lambing time is much more at the mercy of the weather, since few farms are able to lamb the whole flock on sheltered in-bye land.

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