Concerns for metabolic diseases in lambing ewes

By Anthony Pearce, Hills Farm Supplies
Updated May 25 2016 - 4:40pm, first published 4:28pm

The start of a new season generally coincides with lambing for the majority of livestock producers. For many producers this season with an extended dry period has led to many challenges with feed shortages.  The need to maintain a productive breeding operation has been front and centre. However, keeping stock well fed and performing during the summer and autumn months may be one thing, but there are still some potential hurdles ahead. All the hard work can be unraveled, despite having green feed on hand, so with a new season upon us and hopefully one with more promise, now is not the time to take your foot off the accelerator. 

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