Autumn ill-thrift in young lambs

Rural Exchange 25/02/2018

With tropical cyclones, wind and rain covering most of the country in recent weeks, it looks like the autumn flush has arrived early this year.

While that’s great for grass growth, flushing ewes for tupping, and growing beef, potentially it also welcomes the sort of conditions where issues around autumn ill-thrift of lambs affects growth rates

The Rural Exchange team are joined by Paul Sharp, animal nutrition expert for Seales Winslow.

The team ask Mr Sharp what de-rails growth rates on lambs.

Animal nutrition is a regular feature on Rural Exchange, thanks to the experts at Seales Winslow. If you have any questions or want to find out more, visit their website.

Watch the full interview with Paul Sharp above.

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