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  • Winter feeding - pasture

    Good quality pasture is generally the best feed for stock, and surplus autumn pasture can be rationed for feeding into winter.

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  • Vaccination - Cost-Effective Insurance Against Disease

    injectionwVaccination of ewes against the clostridial diseases such as pulpy kidney and tetanus is good insurance against losses in lambs, because lambs are passively protected by antibodies in their mother’s colostrum for up to 3 months.

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  • Giving injections to animals

    injectionWhen giving injections always get veterinary advice to make sure the injections are appropriate and you know the correct procedure. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to the letter.  Various pathogenic bacteria are present on the surface of the skin and these may produce infection if injected with the medication. 

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