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Parasite Watch

By Wynnstay Animal Health Team 19 days ago

The UK's Comprehensive Parasite Tracking Service. Working with 24 farms to bring you the latest parasite risk information for your area.

Worming Ewes at Lambing

By Wynnstay Animal Health Team 2 months ago

During late pregnancy a ewe’s immune system becomes weakened, therefore the worm burden that is usually kept subdued can flourish and an increased number of worm eggs can be released onto the pasture.

Liver Fluke- Know the Facts!

By CorrinaJeffreys 7 months ago

Liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, is a highly pathogenic parasite which causes severe liver damage, especially in sheep, and can result in the sudden death of previously healthy animals.

Get Ready for Maize Harvest

By Mark Price 9 months ago

With Maize crops looking forward in most areas, it is time to be thinking about maize harvest. Maize on many farms this winter and through into next year, will make up more of the ration than ever and with feed prices at record highs, getting the crop off and clamped in the best condition possible is a must.

NSA Welsh Sheep - Visit our stand!

By CorrinaJeffreys 2 years ago

Wynnstay will be exhibiting at this year’s NSA Welsh Sheep Event at Llwyn Bedw, Talybont on Usk, Brecon on 16th May 2017.

Focus On Sheep Scab

By Ceri 2 years ago

Sheep scab is caused by Psoroptes ovis, a non-burrowing, surface-feeding mite, costing the UK sheep industry annually around £8.3 million, including £0.8 million in reduced animal performance [1].

Sheep & Beef Event 2016

By Wynnstay Sheep & Beef Team 3 years ago

Biosecurity, exotic diseases and supermarket supply chains were at the top of the agenda at the only dedicated one day event for the beef and sheep industry in the UK.

Stamp Out Sheep Lameness

By Ceri 3 years ago

You now have a straightforward way of evaluating the effectiveness of your sheep lameness control strategy, thanks to a useful new flock assessment tool. The practical ‘Lameness Control Planner’ from MSD Animal Health gives you a simple, yet highly visual ‘where are you now’ method of identifying whether your lameness management protocol is unbalanced in any way.

Sheep Identification Legislation Changes - Wales

By Ceri 4 years ago

Sheep identification legislation is changing in Wales from January the 1st 2016.

Sheep and Beef Newsletter

By Sophie Hughes 4 years ago

Welcome to the first edition of our Sheep and Beef newsletter. This is a dedicated publication for our customers; providing the latest industry updates alongside technical advice to help you get the most from your business. From analysing the new grant options that are available for livestock farmers, to the merits of out wintering beef, this edition brings together information and news from our Wynnstay specialists as well as leading industry experts.