THE fatal brain condition known as mad cow disease could potentially be transmitted to humans by sheep carrying scrapie, new research suggests.
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By the Standard Times
The Strength of a United Voice” is the theme of the 151st annual convention of the American Sheep Industry Association conveying this week at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
By Meat+Poultry Staff
Mountain States Lamb Cooperative announced plans to acquire a lamb processing facility and related assets from JBS USA, a unit of São Paulo, Brazil-based JBS SA. Completion of the deal depends on a successful equity drive and bank financing.
February 6, 2016 from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Purdue Animal Sciences Research and Education Center Sheep Unit
By Mike Neary
Most sources on lamb mortality report that the average death loss of lambs nationally is somewhere in the range of 20 to 25% of the number of lambs born. Furthermore, the majority of lamb mortality occurs within seven days of birth. This is a tremendous amount of reproductive wastage on an individual farm basis and for the sheep industry in its entirety.
By Peggy Coffeen
Sheep producers are well-aware of the value of each kernel of grain and flake of hay they are feeding this winter, and it is likely that those costs will remain high in 2013. One strategy to reduce purchased feed needs is to improve pasture fertility, and now is the time to develop a plan for soil and stand improvements.