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Reducing Lamb Mortality Workshop

Event Time 11:00
Venue Farm of John & Hannah Doyle, Ballinacoola, Ballindaggin
What are the targets for lamb mortality? Where and how are lambs being lost and how can we save them? Vaccinations: What vaccinations should we be using and when e.g. abortion, clostridia, pasturella and orf. Nutrition: Importance of nutrition for quality colostrum. Diet type, quality ingredients, feeding rates and feeding space The care of the lamb at lambing: Type of colostrum/replacement colostrum. Dealing with stomach tubing lambs, hypothermia, scour etc