Does Lambing Treatment Benefit Lambs?

Anthelmintic treatments to ewes around lambing time, often with long acting products, have become common practice on UK sheep farms, but these treatments have also been shown to be highly selective for anthelmintic resistance in New Zealand and Australia, with field data supported by modelling results.

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Sheep Industry Exports Support Jobs

By: Julie Stepanek Shiflett, Ph.D.

Agricultural exports spur domestic economic growth. In 2017, $14.2 million in American lamb and mutton was exported primarily to Mexico and Caribbean nations. American wool exports – primarily to China – were valued at $31.8 million. United States pelts and leather contribute an estimated additional $15.4 million. Although exports leave the country, the domestic benefit is still significant.

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