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Sheep and Goats

SRUC Theatre “must visit” destination at Scottish Smallholder Festival

The 2023 Scottish Smallholder Festival will feature an SRUC Theatre as part of the seminar programme providing a professional and hands-on education for smallholders attending the event. …

  • SRUC
  • 25/09/2023
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SRUC part of £2.9m low-methane sheep project

SRUC scientists are lending their expertise to a major new project designed to breed sheep with a naturally low carbon footprint.…

  • SRUC
  • 07/07/2023
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‘Game-changing moment’ for UK sheep breeding

Sheep breeding in the UK has witnessed a “game-changing moment”, following groundbreaking work on genomic breeding values (gEBVs).…

  • SRUC
  • 07/07/2023
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European sheep project identifies health and nutrition solutions

A three-year project, spanning eight European countries, has identified nearly 100 solutions to farmers’ sheep health and nutrition needs.…

  • SRUC
  • 30/05/2023
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First UK outing for portable chambers to measure sheep methane

High-tech portable chambers for measuring methane emissions from sheep are being used in the UK for the first time.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/05/2023
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European sheep researchers go down under to discover best practices

SRUC will host a webinar giving an overview of the New Zealand sheep industry.…

  • SRUC
  • 13/04/2023
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Webinars deliver support for sheep farmers

A new series of webinars, designed to assist sheep farmers maximise lamb performance from birth to weaning, has emphasised the importance of colostrum at lambing to reduce antimicrobial resistance on Scottish farms.…

  • SRUC
  • 30/03/2023
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Supporting Scotland’s crofting communities

In all the crofting counties, SAC Consulting has a team of local, independent advisors who are well versed in the many aspects of crofting – and there are, indeed, many. Our aim in supporting this vital aspect of agriculture in Scotland is to strengthen and progress modern crofting and give crofters the advice and knowledge that will ensure that they can thrive.  …

  • Siobhan Macdonald
  • 09/12/2022
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Event to showcase smarter sheep science

Cutting edge science in sheep breeding will be presented at a free event near Edinburgh in early December 2022.…

  • SRUC
  • 16/11/2022
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Environmental and productivity ‘win-wins’ on Scottish livestock farms

Sheep and beef specialists from SAC Consulting will showcase examples of environment and productivity synergies with farmers across Scotland this year at four Graze Up debate events.…

  • SRUC
  • 04/08/2022
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Sheep and goat project on tour to France

An SRUC-led multinational project to improve the uptake of digital technologies in sheep and goat farming has held its first in-person transnational workshop in France.…

  • SRUC
  • 02/08/2022
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N-ewe ambassador role for Barony shepherd

SRUC shepherd Perry Parkinson is one of 12 young farmers from across the UK named as a National Sheep Association (NSA) Ambassador for 2022.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/02/2022
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