Sheep health and disease prevention

To maintain the health and wellbeing of your flock, and ensure maximum profits for your business, you must protect your sheep from diseases.

Prevention is always better than cure, so have a robust sheep health plan in effect to quickly spot any signs of disease.

This guide explains how to protect your flock from the major diseases affecting sheep, as well as from parasites such as worms, flies and lice. It also details how to minimise the risk of accidental poisoning, and strategies to maintain the general wellbeing of your flock, including nutrition, shearing, and trimming hooves and horns.