Flock Health Scheme

The Flock Health Scheme is a package of tools to help sheep farmers plan for the health of their flock. The scheme is designed to promote the best ways to keep livestock healthy and focuses on the areas that will provide the greatest economic return.

The scheme cost is £300 per annum and covers the following: 

  • Annual health plan covering farm assurance requirements
  • Targeted flock health visits at strategic times of the year: pre-lambing, post-lambing and pre-tupping
  • Support with monitoring key performance indicators
  • Tup fertility examinations
  • Discounted worm egg counts
  • Preferential medicine band
  • 25% off FarmSkills training courses
  • Discussion group membership
  • Out of hours visits at discounted rates
  • 20% off all pet bills
  • Scheme available on monthly terms (£25 per month)

All health visits are tailored to your requirements but may include:

  • Body conditioning scoring
  • Lambing performance review
  • Barren ewe sampling
  • Breeding policy
  • Parasite control
  • Lameness
  • Trace element sampling
  • Forage and feed analysis
  • Lamb thrift discussion