18 May 2020
5th European Agroforestry Conference

Nuoro, Sardinia. Call for abstracts

7 July 2020
OF&G National Organic Combinable Crops 2020

NOCC20 will take place on John Pawsey’s Shimpling Park Farm in Suffolk

12 February 2020
Global organic area continues to grow

Over 71.5 million hectares of farmland are organic

30 January 2020
Soil analysis in organic farming and growing

EIP Soils Technical Guide No.1

21 January 2020
Organic Research Centre starts 40th year at new headquarters

ORC is now operational from Trent Lodge in Cirencester.

Flock Health Clubs – have they been a successful initiative?

Category: News
26 January 2020

Flock Health Clubs (FHCs) are a new initiative started by Flock Health Ltd., in an effort to improve communication and relationships between sheep farmers and veterinarians and to offer sheep farmers access to cost effective veterinary services. Over the past three years FHCs have been initiated in practices by interested vets. Anecdotally they appear to be successful, but there has been no consultation with vets or farmers to confirm this. The Innovation for Sustainable Sheep and Goat Production in Europe (iSAGE) project gave Marion Johnson and Lisa Arguile (ORC), Nicola Noble (ORC/National Sheep Association) and Wendy Jones (National Sheep Association) the opportunity to interview participating vets and farmers as to their experiences.

Read article in full from ORC Bulletin 129 Flock Health Clubs – have they been a successful initiative?

Keywords: Flock Health Clubs iSAGE sheep goats

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