News tagged with lambs

Ticks kill sheep

In some lamb herds, a mortality rate of 30 percent has been recorded, albeit, no predators have been involved in these losses. The situation is so serious that the sheep industry could be under threat. It ...

Nov 13, 2013 not rated yet 0

Study to boost lamb survival

A QUT and CSIRO researcher aims to find out whether a lack of the appetite hormone ghrelin is responsible for lambs not seeking their first vital feed.

Nov 21, 2012 not rated yet 0