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Animal welfare
Study to investigate ram longevity

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THE National Sheep Association (NSA) is encouraging sheep farmers to take part in a study that is aiming to investigate the flock life of breeding rams and the reasons for deaths and culling in the UK.

The NSA says that the study has been prompted by claims from its members that rams do not work on commercial farms for as many seasons as wanted. Using funding from the Animal Welfare Foundation, it is bringing …

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