When is the best time to drench your ewes?


Whether to pre-drench your ewes or not remains a controversial issue among farmers, and the debate has reignited as lambing season draws closer.

But it takes more than just drenching to ensure healthy lambs - the feeding for the ewes both pre- and post-birth is also critical.

Hamish, Sarah and Richard spoke to Dave Robertson from the Blue Cross Veterinary Centre, which services the Central Otago to South Canterbury regions, about his thoughts on the matter.