Lamb Crop Webinars are back!


Following on from previous years, SAC consulting (with funding from UIF) have organised another series of relevant and engaging webinars. Follow the links below to register for the individual webinars.


Webinar 1 – Lamb Finishing

18th January 2024, 7.30pm

  • Fiona Crowden, SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer, Craibstone
  • Lorna Shaw, SAC Consulting Ruminant Nutritionist

This webinar will address some of the seasonal issues that have arisen for last year’s lambs, to help producers finish medium and long keep lambs during the winter and spring. Including internal and external parasites, feeding systems and working with grain following a challenging harvest in 2023.

Register in advance for this webinar
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Webinar 2 – Increasing Flock Output

8th February 2024, 7.30pm

  • Cathy Dwyer, SRUC Researcher
  • Tim Keady, Teagasc

As we approach lambing, we can enhance flock output through maximising the production from the lambs, for this reason we aim to cover triplet lamb management, triplet ewe and lambs behaviour and successful rearing of orphan lambs.

Register in advance for this webinar

Webinar 3 – Reducing Flock Input – Grassland

15th February 2024, 7.30pm

  • Poppy Frater, SAC Consulting Sheep and Grassland Specialist
  • Mike Evans, The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

To enhance profit, inputs to flocks can be reduced, in this webinar we cover the grassland aspect of this including planning for multi-species swards, rotational grazing and fertiliser decisions. We will also tackle how worms and the changing climate fit into these management practices.

Register in advance for this webinar

Webinar 4 – Reducing Flock Input - Labour

Thursday 22nd February 2024, 7.30pm

  • Daniel Stout, SAC Consulting Sheep and Grassland Specialist
  • Joanne Conington, SRUC geneticist

Our final leg of the series looks at reducing labour through various aspects including, genetics, lambing ease, reduce labour at lambing and lean management through reducing time.

Register in advance for this webinar 

Posted by SRUC Veterinary Services on 11/01/2024

Categories: PSGHS