Category: Ovine

Water Solution for Ughill Hall Farm

Water Solution Solar panels

Agrismart was pleased to attend the AHDB Beef & Lamb event at Jim Beary and his wife Julia’s farm on the 18th of July at Ughill Hall Farm, Ughill in Sheffield, where their water solution was showcased. An independent consultant, Liz Genever attended the event, for a workshop discussing improvements on animal performance and farm profitability through maximising grass utilisation. This year’s event follows a successful AHDB event at Jim and Julia’s farm last year, the revisit this year was…

Borderway Agri Expo

Borderway Agri Expo 2018

Borderway Agri Expo 2018 2018 will be the Twelfth Borderway Agri Expo which has now grown to one of the leading agricultural events in the UK. The Borderway Agri Expo held in Carlisle on the 2nd of November has introduced new classes this year due to its increasing popularity. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.…

Orf virus in sheep

Orf - Sheep & Lambs

Orf is also known as Contagious Pustular Dermatitis, Contagious Ecthyma Orf is a highly contagious condition found in sheep and goats which is an eruptive skin condition, there have been cases reported of other ruminants and mammals with the orf infection as well.…

Coccidiosis

Coccidiosis - Sheep - Poultry - Cattle - Prevention and Treatment

Coccidiosis is a parasitic disease causing an acute invasion and destruction of the intestinal tract of animals caused by coccidian protozoa (microscopic, spore-forming single celled parasites that live and reproduce within an animal cell.) Coccidiosis spreads from animal to animal by ingestion of infected tissue or contact with infected faeces. Coccidiosis is a disease that can infect dairy and beef cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, dogs and cats. In horses, dogs and cats it is less frequently diagnosed…

Nematodirus warning as weather warms

Nematodirus

Sheep farmers need to be on guard as the weather finally warms there is a high risk of nematodirus! With the UK temperature finally set to rise to a more appropriate level for this time of year, and as we our finally going to get weather appropriate for Spring. Typically this is going to cause farmers or rather sheep farmers another set back, namely nematodirus.…