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Changing farm practices: lamb castration

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Research Briefing

Castration of male lambs is a common procedure on Scottish farms to prevent unwanted pregnancies, reduce lamb behavioural problems and improve meat quality by preventing taints. This study explored farmer perceptions of pain and the acceptability of current and alternative methods of lamb castration.

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Changing farm practices: lamb castration

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