It is time to start planning and preparation for lambing and weaning if it hasn't already been done. It's a critical time of the year for worm management and future pasture contamination. Get professional advice to help examine options.
Wet and mostly mild conditions have given good pasture growth, despite a few frosts. Surprisingly, most WECs are low. Take appropriate action to prevent developing resistance to long acting drenches. Do not dock tails too short.
Time of shearing ranks second behind lambing time as the most critical date in the sheep production system. It is now more important than ever to take flystrike risk into consideration when reviewing the most appropriate time to shear. >> Read more.