Harper Adams' Gateway Guide to Sheep Scab costs in breeding sheep and finishing lambs: a control costs and benefits calculator model
An overview of the University of Reading's online interactive calculator model to support decisions on the control of sheep scab in breeding sheep and finishing lambs.
Year of Publication2011
Sheep scab is costly to individual businesses and to the sheep industry. The model calculates the possible costs associated with sheep scab and its control in individual flocks and the likely benefits of dipping or injecting with an appropriate product. The hypothetical example provided highlights the costs and benefits of injecting all sheep in a 500-ewe flock with an appropriate product. Information is provided on how to access the cost/benefit model and others online without charge.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Livestock & dairy > Veterinary practice
- Subject Collection > Livestock & dairy > Sheep production
- Subject Collection > Livestock & dairy > Animal health & welfare
Additional keywords/tagssheep managementfinishing lamb managementbreeding ewe management
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