Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Duration: 154 minutes
First Pasture Price: £20.50
Status: In Stock
Part Two in the Sheep on Your Smallholding series presented by Adam Henson, Managing Your Flock for Peak Health includes interviews and practical, hands-on demonstrations by some of the country's most eminent sheep vets and experts on subjects ranging from feeding and nutrition to the use of veterinary medicines.
This dvd is designed to help the flock owner make positive decisions about the health and welfare of sheep on a whole flock basis through Flock Health Planning, starting with an effective quarantine policy and continuing with best practice in all aspects of management.
The DVD includes the following:
Grassland, grazing and enclosure
Feeding and nutrition
Housing and equipment
Flock health planning and monitoring your flock
Effective parasite control - internal
Effective parasite control - external
Lameness and footcare
Vaccination - preventing disease
Notifiable diseases and zoonoses
Sheep diseases and nursing your sheep
Medication, rules and record-keeping
The Organic Flock
Adam Henson is a presenter on BBC Countryfile and runs his own farm in Gloucestershire.
"Presented by experts, these easy to understand and enjoyable programmes are full of essential information and will be beneficial to sheepkeepers." Peter Morris, CEO, National Sheep Association 2006-2011
"The DVDs are professionally presented and contain a mass of practical and 'best practice' information. I would recommend this series to anyone who keeps sheep - whether they are smallholders or not." Phil Stocker, CEO, National Sheep Association.
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