Alternative Sheep Housing

Investigating alternatives to grass-based sheep wintering systems that do not involve traditional housed-on-straw accommodation. The group wants to identify limitations in knowledge or data, and if appropriate seek further funding to address those gaps in knowledge/data.

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Field Lab Timeline

    9/18/2018 11:00:00 PM
  • First meeting

    Discuss what the group wants to achieve and what needs to happen.

    First meeting
  • 10/23/2018 11:00:00 PM
  • Second meeting

    Visit to see an alternative system and hear about benefits/challenges.

    Second meeting
  • 11/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
  • Third meeting

    Visit to see a different alternative system and hear about benefits/challenges.

    Third meeting
  • 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM
  • Fourth meeting

    Meeting with external stakeholders to investigate other issues around the alternative systems being discussed, e.g. SEPA on pollution prevention topics, or a supply chain expert on quality assurance/marketing implications.

    Fourth meeting
  • 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM
  • Fifth meeting

    Identify what are the gaps in knowledge/data.

    Fifth meeting
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