Getting to Grips with the Challenge of Scald

Possibly the only downside to the tremendous grass growing conditions that now pertain right across Northern Ireland is the greater predisposition of lambs and ewes to foot scald. The condition, a precursor of Foot Rot, is a direct consequence of sheep constantly walking on wet ground. Denver McCall, who runs a four hundred strong flock of mostly Suffolk cross ewes near Armagh, takes up the story.

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NSA Eastern Region Winter Fair

Provita are a sponsor of the NSA Eastern Region Winter Fair at Melton Mowbray Market. The event focusing on Sheep and Lamb health will see Provita presenting a new drench ‘ProVitaMin’. The ultra-concentrated multi vitamin and mineral drench. NSA Eastern Region Winter Fair ?Venue: Melton Mowbray Market Date: Friday 31st January 2014 Come meet us … Read more