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Marking time as lambs continue to make progress

SRUC Kirkton and Auchtertyre research farms manager

THE lambs have been growing steadily over the past month – I cannot believe it is already marking time.

Over the past few weeks we have gathered all our ewes and lambs from different flocks for marking. This has involved a number of different jobs, including weighing the lambs and ewes, vaccinating against a range of clostridial diseases, ear-notching (marking), double ear tagging and worming all of the lambs. There was a lot to fit in, but thankfully this is all done now.

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