Clawdd y Mynach Farm, Monkash, Cowbridge
Focus Site Project: Comparing different methods of cobalt/vitamin B12 supplementation for lamb growth
Other farms involved in data collection:
Bryn Tail Farm, Rhydyfelin, Pontypridd
Garth Farm House, Pentyrch, Cardiff
- Assess the effectiveness of two different modes of supplementing lambs with cobalt (injectable vs bolus) by looking at their weight gain.
- Provide good evidence for making informed decisions when advising farmers on how to prevent cobalt deficiency through supplementation.
- Improve long-term lamb welfare and economic growth by preventing cobalt deficiency.