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Flock Focus: Feeding the ewe throughout pregnancy

Lamb death rates average about 15% in the UK – something which could be slashed by better feeding of ewes in late pregnancy, according to recent trials. 

John Vipond, senior sheep specialist at the Scottish Agricultural College, is convinced that changing the formulation of ewe rations could dramatically improve flock productivity.  Read more…

Olivia Cooper, Farmers Weekly Interactive, 11/21/2011

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