Sheep

  • Feeding ewes on a budget

    9 Mar 2022

    by Jill Hunter When it comes to ewe feed, you generally get what you pay for and in a year where feed costs are high, finding value for money while also maintaining performance can be a challenge. Pre-lambing nutrition can be separated into four key focus areas; Supporting the ewe, get up and go of newborn lambs, quality of colostrum and subsequent milk and future lamb growth. Supporting t...

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  • 2022 lambing list service

    23 Feb 2022

    Download your 2022 lambing list now

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  • Energyze Vitality

    1 Feb 2022

    Energyze Vitality is a high-energy sheep bucket. Vitality reduces the risk of twin lamb disease, helps lambs stand and suckle quicker and improves colostrum and lamb growth. It is designed to meet the high nutritional demands of the ewe during late pregnancy, providing the lamb with vital early nutritional support.  "Our ewes do very well on the buckets and the lambs are strong, I wouldn’t use...

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  • Increasing lamb value at Upper Tinwald

    3 Dec 2021

      Tom Neill, Upper Tinwald, Torthorwald runs a flock of predominantly Texel x Scotch Mules -  500 ewes and 200 hoggs -  but including some Scotch Mules to breed these crosses. Ewe lambs are retained, some hoggs will be sold with lambs at foot along with any gimmers that are spare. “I’ve been using Premium Ewe nuts from Harbro for probably 12-15 years so at least since 2009. I felt with the...

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  • Premium Ewe delivering performance at Crosswoodhill

    2 Dec 2021

      Harbro Premium Ewe has been the feed of choice for John Robertson since 2008 at Crosswoodhill Farm, West Calder, where he manages a flock of 1800 Blackface ewes on behalf of the Hamilton family. “About 12-13 years ago, we were feeding lamb finisher pellets from another supplier and they just weren’t doing the job.  A neighbour was feeding Harbro Lamb Feeder pellets and getting on great wi...

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