Beef & Sheep Services

Our specialist Beef and Sheep consultants combine specialist knowledge, practical experience, and innovative outlook to provide you with the information and guidance necessary to meet the challenges presented by today‚Äôs farming industry. The team works closely with our local offices and with Veterinary Services, Research, and Learning colleagues to provide integrated advice.

Tight beef and sheep margins are likely to encourage a more joined up approach to supply chains. Our specialists have experience of working with processors and retailers through producer groups. We also have experience in assisting farmers who wish to market direct to their customers.

Animal Health Planning System (SAHPS)

Beef Cattle

SAHPS is a user-friendly, web based, health planning system which allows farmers and their veterinary surgeons to manage flock/herd health and production in real time.

Premium Cattle Health Scheme

Greenshields herd

The Premium Cattle Health Scheme (PCHS) is organised and supervised by Veterinary Services of SAC Consulting in partnership with practising veterinary surgeons.

Premium Sheep & Goat Health Scheme

PSGHS online

PSGHS works in partnership with veterinary surgeons across the country. The PSGHS is serviced by SAC Consulting vets who have expertise covering all aspects of sheep and goat health issues.

Sheep & Beef News

Beef and sheep

Keep up to date with the latest developments through our monthly publication, Beef and Sheep News. Beef and Sheep News is crammed full of useful information and practical tips to help you meet the challenges of the future.

Farm Animal Diagnostics

Lab work

We offer laboratory diagnostic services at each of our eight disease surveillance centres. Each centre provides  a comprehensive range of diagnostic facilities and tests across a wide range of disciplines.

Sheep Record Right

Black faced sheep

The course provides guidelines on tagging, recording and passing SGRPID inspections, as well demonstrating procedures to eliminate problems at inspection.