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

Project aims:

  • 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.

Related Our Farms projects

Cilwrgi Farm
Cilwrgi Farm, HMP Prescoed, Usk Focus Site Project: Costs of
Parasite Management Project
Multi Site Project Project Aims and Objectives: Implement on farm
Glangwden
Trefeglwys, Caersws Focus Site Project: Understanding the