Sheep Improvement Scheme 2023

Sheep Improvement Scheme Parasite Control (Faecal Egg Count)

Faecal sampling requirements for The Sheep Improvement Scheme;

A) Lowland flocks to carry out a minimum of 2 Faecal Egg Counts per annum between 1st June and 30 September .

B) Hill Flocks 1 Faecal Egg Count  must be carried out on lambs within 4 weeks post weaning, depending on farming practices this can be any time throughout the scheme year.

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Applicants should discuss their FEC results with their agricultural
adviser/veterinary surgeon when drawing up an appropriate worm control


The Sheep Improvement Scheme is a DAFM administered programme – please refer to the terms and conditions below for further details,

Sheep Improvement Scheme 2023 Terms and Conditions

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