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Sheep health, welfare and production planning 2. Assessing nutrition of the ewe in late pregnancy
  1. Kate Phillips,
  2. Clare Phythian,
  3. Nerys Wright and
  4. Mair Morgan


Flock nutrition is a vital aspect of good animal health and production. This article, the second in a series of three examining the opportunities for veterinary practitioners and livestock advisers to engage more sheep farmers in active health planning, discusses practical ways for assessing flock nutrition, with particular reference to pregnant ewes.

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