Western Morning News

Pre-lambing workshop to put spotlight on nutrition

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PRE-LAMBING ewe nutrition will be the main topic of discussion at an online workshop next month.

The Exmoor Hill Farming Network (EHFN) and Harpers Feed will jointly host the event on Monday, February 8.

Starting at 7.30pm until 9pm, all are welcome to attend.

Network officer, Katherine Williams, said: “Join us for an interactiv­e evening with Jake Chisholm and Louise Hosegood, feed specialist­s from Harpers Feeds, to discuss the impact of correct feeding on ewe health and flock profitabil­ity.

“A quiz will be held with the chance of winning a £20 Harpers Farm Supplies voucher, which can be used on their online store.”

Indication­s of poor nutrition and nutrition-related diseases will also be discussed over the course of the evening, along with how to calculate energy needs as ewes approach lambing.

Please register for the Zoom log-in details by calling Katherine Williams on 07970 795808 or email katherine@ehfn.org.uk

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