7 July 2020
OF&G National Organic Combinable Crops 2020

Know your soils and know your sales: organic min-till and non-organic no-till webinar

14 July 2020
Land sharing and sparing

OF&G and Agricology webinar

3 July 2020
Environmental Land Management: consultation reopens

Interactive online seminars throughout July

29 June 2020
Benefits and challenges of herbal or diverse leys

Opportunities for farmer involvement

29 April 2020
Tim Bennett is the new Chair of ORC

Former NFU president takes on chairmanship of Organic Research Centre

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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