Illustrating Transverse and Spinous processes

How to body condition score ewes?

In order to increase performance in any flock, it is important to consider regular body condition scoring (BCS) in oIllustrating Transverse and Spinous processesrder to identify any drastic changes in ewe condition not noticeable through observation alone. Through this you can ensure that ewes are on target for the system and the time of year, and in turn will result in improved fertility, increased lamb performance and reduced incidence of metabolic diseases.

Baby calves in a barn

Later is better when it comes to weaning.

Calf weaning is always a topic of much discussion and debate; it is difficult to filter through advice and figure out what is best for your farm. I have sat around many farm kitchen tables and had the same discussion. As a calf specialist, I would always recommend weaning later, and using a step down weaning method but don’t just take my word for it, let’s have a look at some of the research.

NSA Welsh Sheep Event

NSA Welsh Sheep – Visit our stand!

Wynnstay will be exhibiting at this year’s NSA Welsh Sheep Event at Llwyn Bedw, Talybont on Usk, Brecon on 16th May 2017.

The stand will feature a number of key seasonal products for sheep and beef farmers including; compound feeds – Lambmaster pellets and Ewemaster nuts, Wymmmin Premier Sheep mineral and, feed blocks and buckets and a range of hardware equipment. The Wynnstay team will also be on hand to offer advice on seasonal topics, from grass seed mixtures to worming.

Visitors will also be able to pick up a free copy of the Wynnstay Sheep & Beef Catalogue, which includes over 2,000 products making it a one-stop shop for sheep and beef farmers.

For those with a competitive nature, there will be a chance to win a Wynnstay bodywarmer or goody bag by taking part in our event competition.

The Wynnstay stand will be located outside, at stand number 149.

Welsh Government Farm Business Grant Information

The Welsh Government have announced that a Farm Business Grant will be available to help farmers in Wales improve the economic and environmental performance of their agricultural holdings. It is designed to allow farmers to invest in equipment and machinery that have been pre-identified as offering clear and quantifiable benefits to farm enterprises; providing a 40% contribution.

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