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.

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